What Happened on October 8, 2001

Historical Events

  • A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy killing 118.

Historic Event

US President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security

Famous Deaths

  • Javed Iqbal, Pakistani serial killer (murderer of 100 boys), commits suicide in prison at 45
2001 Highlights

About October 8, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra

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