On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2011

Historical Events

Sports History

German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel finishes 3rd in the Japanese F1 Grand Prix to clinch his second consecutive World Drivers Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Scotty McCreery, American country music singer. (American Idol, 2011; "I Love You This Big"), born in Garner, North Carolina

Famous Weddings

Paul McCartney

Musician Paul McCartney (69) weds New Yorker Nancy Shevell (51) in a civil ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall, London

  • TV personality Layla Kayleigh (22) weds Radio Talk Show Host/DJ Steve Covino (36) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Kingston, English actor (Intimate Contact), dies at 77
  • Pavel Karelin, Russian ski jumper (b. 1989)
2011 Highlights

About October 9, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone Like You - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Ft. Calvin Harris