What Happened on November 23, 2008

Historical Events

  • 97th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Mar del Plata (3-1)
  • CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Calgary Stampeders beat Montreal Alouettes, 22-14; 66,308 2nd-highest attended Grey Cup game in history
  • Economists at the University of Hawaii report that the state entered recession in the previous quarter based on the drop in tourist figures and growing unemployment, with 8,800 jobs expected to be cut in 2009
  • Geffen Records releases rock band Guns N" Roses sixth, and to date last, studio album, "Chinese Democracy"; 8 years in production, with costs over $13 million, it is the most expensive rock album ever made
2008 History

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hickox, English conductor and music director, dies of a heart attack at 60

About November 23, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: If I Were A Boy - BeyoncĂ©