What Happened on January 8, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announces the recapture of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, six months after he escaped prison


Famous Weddings

  • Singer Colton Dixon (24) weds longtime love Annie Coggeshall in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), dies at 89