On This Day

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

  • Edwin Charles "Preacher" Roe, American baseball pitcher (Brooklyn Dodgers), dies at 92
2008 Highlights

About November 9, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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