On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 2008

Historical Events

Sports History

Greg Maddux pitches his 5,000th career inning against the San Francisco Giants

Famous Weddings

  • NBC's The Biggest Loser contestant Matt Hoover (30) weds Suzy Preston (30) at the Grand Lido Negril resort in Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Alois Pinos, Czech composer, dies at 82
  • David Jones, English director (Betrayal), dies at 74
  • Earl Palmer, American session drummer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (The Wrecking Crew), dies at 83
2008 Highlights

About September 19, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever You Like - T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon