On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Ford, American swimmer (world 100m freestyle record 55.4; Olympic silver 1948), dies of emphysema at 84
  • Jean Fournet, French conductor, dies at 95
2008 Highlights

About November 3, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever You Like - T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: Hero - X Factor Finalists