On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Higgins, American actor (Angel Heart, 1918, Wanda, Black Stallion), dies of heart failure at 88
  • Paul Greening, Royal Navy officer and master of Queen's household, dies at 80
2008 Highlights

About November 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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