What Happened on October 15, 2008

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Mims, American NFL defensive end, 1992-99 (San Diego Chargers; Washington Redskins), dies of cardiomegaly (enlarge heart) at 38
  • Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), dies at 81
  • Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Turkish poet, dies at 94
  • Jack Narz, American TV game show host (Dotto, Video Village), dies at 85
  • Nathan Davis, American actor (Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), dies from emphysema and pneumonia at 91
  • Tom Tresh, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1962-63; AL Rookie of Year 1962; NY Yankees), dies from a heart attack at 70
2008 Highlights

About October 15, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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