On This Day

October 8, 2001 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy killing 118.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush