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Tuesday October 8, 2019

October 8: Day of the Week

October 8, 2019 is the 281st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 84 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1200
    Isabella of Angoulême is crowned Queen consort of England.
  • 1582
    Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1806
    Napoleonic Wars: Forces of the British Empire lay siege to the port of Boulogne in France by using Congreve rockets, invented by Sir William Congreve.
  • 1813
    The Treaty of Ried is signed between Bayern and Austria.
  • 1856
    The Second Opium War between several western powers and China begins with the Arrow Incident on the Pearl River.
  • 1970
    Vietnam War: In Paris, a Communist delegation rejects US President Richard Nixon’s October 7 peace proposal as “a maneuver to deceive world opinion”.
  • 1974
    Franklin National Bank collapses due to fraud and mismanagement; at the time it is the largest bank failure in the history of the United States.
  • 1982
    Poland bans Solidarity and all trade unions.
  • 1998
    Oslo’s Gardermoen airport opens after the close down of Fornebu airport.
  • 2001
    A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy killing 118.

Who were born on October 8?

  • 1676
    Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)
  • 1850
    Henri Louis le Chatelier, French chemist (d. 1936)
  • 1883
    Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1944
    Susan Raye, American singer
  • 1959
    Mike Morgan, American baseball player
  • 1960
    Ralf Minge, German footballer
  • 1960
    Reed Hastings, American businessman and entrepreneur
  • 1969
    Julia Ann, American pornographic actress
  • 1974
    Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower
  • 1976
    Renate Groenewold, Dutch speed skater

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