On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2005

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NHL great Wayne Gretzky gets his first win as a coach as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 at Jobing.com Arena, Phoenix

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • The Kashmir earthquake hits parts of northern South Asia at 03:50 UTC.

Famous Weddings

  • Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (34) weds "Joey" actor Ben Falcone (32) at the Oviatt Penthouse in Los Angeles
2005 Highlights

About October 8, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra