On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 2008

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: Tampa Bay Rays beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3

Famous Deaths

  • Doreen Wilber, American archer (Olympic gold individual 1972), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 78
  • Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic, dies at 86
  • Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937)
2008 Highlights

About October 19, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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