On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2018

Historical Events

  • Major climate report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the UN says planet will warm 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) by 2040 with dire results

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees becomes NFL's all-time leader in passing yards; needs 201 yards to pass Peyton Manning's record; gets 363 & 3 TD's in Saints 43-19 win v Washington Redskins at the SuperDome

NFL Quarterback Drew Brees
NFL Quarterback
Drew Brees
  • Nobel prize for Economics awarded to William Nordhaus for climate change and Paul Romer for endogenous growth theory
  • Red Sox utility Brock Holt becomes first MLB player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game during Boston's 16-1 Game 3 rout of the NY Yankees in the AL Division Series at Yankee Stadium
2018 Highlights

About October 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra