On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 2008

Historical Events

Music Awards

35th American Music Awards: Rihanna & Chris Brown win

Singer Rihanna
Singer Chris Brown
Chris Brown
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hickox, English conductor and music director, dies of a heart attack at 60
2008 Highlights

About November 23, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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