On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 2008

Historical Events

  • 60th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins

Sports History

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)
2008 Highlights

About November 16, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio