On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Reggio Calabria, Italy: Flavia Pennetta beats American Melanie Oudin 7-5, 6-2 to give the home team an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 4-0) and their 2nd title

Famous Weddings

  • "The Practice" actress Marla Sokoloff (29) weds composer Alec Puro (34) at Il Cielo restaurant

Famous Deaths

  • Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist (b. 1916)