On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 60th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his first career season-ending Tennis Masters Cup title beating Russian Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 7-5 in the final in Shanghai, China

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph "Rusty" Gill,, American singer (Polka Time), dies at 89
  • Reg Varney, British actor (On The Buses) (b. 1916)