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)
  • Matthew J. Rinaldo, American politician (Rep-R-NJ, 1973-93), dies at 77
2008 Highlights

About October 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: So What - Pink