On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2017

Historical Events

  • Wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated

Famous Deaths

  • Jerry Kleczka, American politician (Rep-D-WI, 1984-2005), dies at 73
  • Y. A. Tittle, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore, San Francisco, NY Giants, MVP 1963), dies at 90
2017 Highlights

About October 8, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra