On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2008

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)
  • Sid Hudson, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1941, 42; Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox), dies at 93
2008 Highlights

About October 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra