On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2013

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
2013 Highlights

About October 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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