On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 2021

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia "for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression" [1]

Journalist and Author Maria Ressa
Journalist and Author
Maria Ressa

Famous Deaths

  • Everett Morton, Nevisian-born English drummer and percussionist (English Beat), dies at 71
2021 Highlights

About October 8, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra