October 8 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2017 43 people died in Northern California Wildfires at Sonoma County, Napa County, Mendocino County, California, United States. Man-Made Disaster
2001 Chess grandmaster from Romania, Bogdan-Daniel Deac was born. Birthday
2001 SAS Flight 686 and Private aircraft (D-IEVX) aircraft incident at Milan, Italy, killed 118 people. Man-Made Disaster
1993 Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player Garbine Muguruza was born. Birthday
1993 Golfer from United States, Pete Cooper died. Death day
1992 German statesman Willy Brandt died. Death day
1991 Independence Day of Croatia. National Holiday
1987 Chess grandmaster from Indonesia, Susanto Megaranto was born. Birthday
1987 Greek politician Konstantinos Tsatsos died. Death day
1985 American singer and songwriter Bruno Mars was born. Birthday
1982 British politician and diplomat Philip Noel-Baker died. Death day
1979 Chess grandmaster from South Africa, Kenny Solomon was born. Birthday
1977 Soviet architect Alexey Dushkin died. Death day
1972 Chess grandmaster from France, Hichem Hamdouchi was born. Birthday
1967 British politician Clement Attlee died. Death day
1965 American swimmer Matt Biondi was born. Birthday
1959 Astronaut from United States, Carlos Noriega was born. Birthday
1957 Windscale fire nuclear accident Man-Made Disaster
1956 Astronaut from United States, Janice Voss was born. Birthday
1956 South African inventor Terry Keith Ashwin was born. Birthday
1952 112 people died in Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash. Man-Made Disaster
1929 Chess grandmaster from United States, Arthur Bisguier was born. Birthday
1928 Australian cricketer Neil Harvey was born. Birthday
1927 Argentinian biochemist Cesar Milstein was born. Birthday
1919 Japanese politician Kiichi Miyazawa was born. Birthday
1918 Danish chemist Jens Christian Skou was born. Birthday
1917 British biochemist Rodney Robert Porter was born. Birthday
1908 Chess grandmaster from Soviet Union, Viacheslav Ragozin was born. Birthday
1883 German physiologist Otto Heinrich Warburg was born. Birthday
1875 Italian inventor Ignazio Porro died. Death day
1871 Around 1,200–2,500 people died because of Peshtigo Fire in Wisconsin, United States. This is one of the deadliest wildfires. Natural Disaster
1869 American politician Franklin Pierce died. Death Day
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