On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2015

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
2015 Highlights

About October 8, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra