What Happened on October 8, 2011

Historical Events

  • Irish professional darts player Brendan Dolan plays 1st perfect 9 dart game on TV in semi-final against James Wade at PDC World Darts Championship in Dublin

Famous Deaths

Al Davis

Al Davis, American businessman and NFL team owner (Oakland Raiders), dies of heart failure at 82

  • Antonio Iglesias Álvares, Spanish pianist, composer, educator and critic, dies at 93
  • Mikey Welsh, American bass player (Weezer, 1998-2001 - "Island In The Sun"), dies of a drug overdose at 40
  • Roger Williams [Louis Jacob Weertz], American popular music pianist ("Born Free"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 87
2011 Highlights

About October 8, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: Loca People - Sak Noel