What Happened on October 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Friend (newscaster), British newscaster (b. 1938)
  • Eileen Herlie [Herlihy], Scottish-American actress (All My Children, The Angel with the Trumpet), dies of complications from pneumonia at 90
  • George Emil Palade, Romanian cell biologist (b. 1912)