On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 2008

Historical Events

  • HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.

Famous Deaths

  • Alexei Cherepanov, Russian hockey player (b. 1989)
2008 Highlights

About October 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

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