What Happened on November 9, 2008

Historical Events

Sports History

American tennis star Venus Williams wins her first career year-ending title; beats Russian Vera Zvonareva 6–7, 6–0, 6–2 in the WTA Tour Championship final at Doha, Qatar

Famous Deaths

  • Preacher Roe, American baseball pitcher (5 × MLB All-Star Brooklyn Dodgers; NL strikeout leader 1945 Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 92
2008 Highlights

About November 9, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: Hero - X Factor Finalists