On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2015

Historical Events

Music History

Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus

  • 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? 6 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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