On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Singapore becomes the first Asian country to slip into a recession since the credit crisis began: growth has faltered as a result of less demand for exports, a reduction in tourism, and the end of the real-estate boom

Famous Divorces

  • Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese businessman (b. 1947)