On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Peter Higgs and François Englert win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the origin of the mass of subatomic particles

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Pafko, American baseball player, dies at 92
  • Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), dies from esophageal cancer at 56
  • Rod Grams, American politician and television anchor, dies from cancer at 65