On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2005

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • The Kashmir earthquake hits parts of northern South Asia at 03:50 UTC.

Famous Weddings

  • 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? 16 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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