On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Nobel prize for Literature awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Angelababy (26) weds long-term boyfriend Huang Xiaoming in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), dies at 72
  • Jim Diamond, Scottish singer-songwriter (I Should Have Known Better), dies at 64
  • Paul Prudhomme, American cajun chef (K-Paul), dies at 75