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Aachen or Bad Aachen, French and traditional English: Aix-la-Chapelle, is a spa and border city.
Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (عبد الملك ابن مروان ‘Abd al-Malik ibn Marwān, 646 – 8 October 705) was the 5th Umayyad caliph.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar born 8 October 1983 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh is an Indian international cricketer.
Abraham F. Sarmiento, Sr. (October 8, 1921 – October 3, 2010) was a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1987 to 1991.
Ahmed bin Küchük (Urdu; Persian; Arabic:احمد خان بن کوچک) was a Khan of the Great Horde between 1465 and 1481.
Ahmet Tevfik Pasha (احمد توفیق پاشا‎; 11 February 1845 – 8 October 1936), known as Ahmet Tevfik Okday after the Turkish Surname Law of 1934, was an Ottoman-born Turkish statesman of ethnic Crimean Tatar origin.
Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche (25 December 1939 – 8 October 2013) was a tulku in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and a founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland.
Allen Davis (July 4, 1929 – October 8, 2011) was an American football coach and executive.
Alain Ferté (born 8 October 1955 in Falaise, Calvados) is a professional racing driver.
Alasdair David Gordon Milne (8 October 19308 January 2013) was a British television producer and executive.
Albert Roux OBE (born 8 October 1935) is a French-born restaurateur and chef working in Britain.
Alden Ewart Matthews (Chinese: 麻安德; Pinyin: Má Āndé; September 10, 1921 – October 8, 2014) was a Congregationalist missionary to China and Japan.
Alexei Kondratyevich Savrasov (Алексе́й Кондра́тьевич Савра́сов) (May 24, 1830 – October 8, 1897) was a Russian landscape painter and creator of the lyrical landscape style.
Alexey Viktorovich Shchusev (Алексе́й Ви́кторович Щу́сев; – 24 May 1949) was an acclaimed Russian and Soviet architect whose works may be regarded as a bridge connecting Revivalist architecture of Imperial Russia with Stalin's Empire Style.
Alfredo Casella (25 July 18835 March 1947) was an Italian composer, pianist and conductor.
Ali Benarbia (علي بن عربية; born 8 October 1968) is a retired Algerian footballer who played as a midfielder.
Aloísio Leo Arlindo Lorscheider, O.F.M. (8 October 1924 – 23 December 2007) was a prominent cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil during the 1970s and 1980s. He was renowned as an advocate of liberation theology in the 1970s and was seen by some observers as a serious candidate for the papacy in the two conclaves of 1978.
Alphons Egli (8 October 1924 – 5 August 2016) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1983–86).
Alvin Cullum York (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964), also known as Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated United States Army soldiers of World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 35 machine guns, killing at least 25 enemy soldiers, and capturing 132.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Anatolia (Modern Greek: Ανατολία Anatolía, from Ἀνατολή Anatolḗ,; "east" or "rise"), also known as Asia Minor (Medieval and Modern Greek: Μικρά Ἀσία Mikrá Asía, "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, the Anatolian peninsula, or the Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey.
Andrea Anastasi (born October 8, 1960) is a former Italian volleyball player, winner 1990 World Champion, 1989 European Championship, gold medalist of the 1990 World League and 1991 World League, present head coach of Polish club Trefl Gdańsk and Belgium men's national volleyball team.
Andrew Kippis (28 March 17258 October 1795) was an English nonconformist clergyman and biographer.
Andrew Pafko (February 25, 1921 – October 8, 2013) was an American professional baseball player.
Anne-Caroline Chausson (born 8 October 1977 in Dijon) is a French professional cyclist who competes in bicycle enduro, bicycle motocross (BMX), downhill time trial and cross-country mass start, dual, and four-cross mountain bicycle racing.
Anne-Marie Duff (born 8 October 1970) is an English actress.
Annemiek van Vleuten (born 8 October 1982) is a Dutch road racing cyclist, who rides for.
Antoine de Montchrestien (or Montchrétien) (c. 15757 or 8 October 1621) was a French soldier, dramatist, adventurer and economist.
Antonino D'Agostino (born 8 October 1978) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Antonio Cabrini (born 8 October 1957) is an Italian professional football manager and a former player.
The Prince-Archbishopric of Salzburg (Fürsterzbistum Salzburg) was an ecclesiastical principality and state of the Holy Roman Empire.
Ardal O'Hanlon (born 8 October 1965) is an Irish comedian and actor.
Armand Traoré (born 8 October 1989) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a left back for Nottingham Forest.
Arthur Leon Barr (October 8, 1966 – November 23, 1994) was an American professional wrestler.
Ashawna Hailey (October 8, 1949 – October 14, 2011), created the HSPICE program which large parts of the worldwide semiconductor industry use to simulate and design silicon chips.
Austin Franklin Pike (October 16, 1819October 8, 1886) was a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire.
is a Japanese voice actress and singer who has had roles in several anime, visual novels, and TV commercials in Japan.
Álvaro Alfredo Magaña Borja (October 8, 1925 in Ahuachapán, El Salvador – July 10, 2001) was the President of El Salvador from 1982 to 1984.
Ângelo Ferreira Carvalho (3 August 1925 - 8 October 2008), was a Portuguese footballer who played for FC Porto, as defender.
Barbara Palvin (born 8 October 1993) is a Hungarian model.
The First Battle of Andernach between the West Frankish king Charles the Bald and the East Frankish king Louis the Younger took place on 8 October 876 near Kettig southeast of Andernach and resulted in Charles' complete defeat.
The Combat of Angamos (Spanish: Combate de Angamos) was a naval encounter of the War of the Pacific fought between the navies of Chile and Perú at Punta Angamos, on 8 October 1879.
The Battle of Bliska (present day Blizna in the hinterland of Trogir called Zagora, southern Croatia) was fought in 1322 between the army of a coalition of several Croatian noblemen and Dalmatian coastal towns (with the support of the king Charles I Robert of Anjou) and the forces of Mladen II Šubić of Bribir, Ban of Croatia, and his allies.
The Battle of Cibalae was fought on October 8, 314 (or perhaps as late as 316, the chronology is uncertain), between the two Roman emperors Constantine I and Licinius.
The Battle of Crucifix Hill was a World War II battle that took place on 8 October 1944, on Crucifix Hill (Haarberg, Hill 239), next to the village of Haaren in Germany and was a part of the U.S. 1st Division's campaign to seize Aachen, Germany.
The Battle of Perryville (also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills) was fought on October 8, 1862, in the Chaplin Hills west of Perryville, Kentucky, as the culmination of the Confederate Heartland Offensive (Kentucky Campaign) during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Rostov (1941) was a battle of the Eastern Front of World War II, fought around Rostov-on-Don between the Army Group South of Nazi Germany and the Southern Front of the Soviet Union.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Beryl Ann "Bel" Mooney (born 8 October 1946) is an English journalist and broadcaster.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Annabella Avery Thorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American actress and singer.
Friar Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro (8 October 167626 September 1764) was a Spanish monk and scholar who led the Age of Enlightenment in Spain.
Benjamin Hale Cheever (born October 8, 1948) is an American writer and editor.
Bertha Pallan (née Parker; August 30, 1907 – October 8, 1978) was an American archaeologist.
Bertrand Goldberg (July 17, 1913 – October 8, 1997) was an American architect and industrial designer, best known for the Marina City complex in Chicago, Illinois, the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world at the time of completion.
Betty Boothroyd, Baroness Boothroyd, (born 8 October 1929) is a British politician, who served as a Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich and West Bromwich West from 1973 to 1992.
William Dallas Fyfe Brown (8 October 1931 – 30 November 2004) was a Scottish football goalkeeper.
William Clyde "Bill" Elliott (born October 8, 1955), also known as Awesome Bill from Dawsonville, or Million Dollar Bill, is a retired NASCAR driver.
Walter Frederick George Williams (8 October 1928 – 30 March 2018), better known by the stage name Bill Maynard, was an English comedian and actor.
William David "Billy" Conn (October 8, 1917 – May 29, 1993) was an Irish American professional boxer and Light Heavyweight Champion famed for his fights with Joe Louis.
Bithynia (Koine Greek: Βιθυνία, Bithynía) was an ancient region, kingdom and Roman province in the northwest of Asia Minor, adjoining the Propontis, the Thracian Bosporus and the Euxine Sea.
Philip Blake Morrison (born 8 October 1950) is an English poet and author who has published in a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres.
Bob Friend, MBE (20 January 1938 – 8 October 2008) was one of the original news anchors for the Sky News channel from its launch in 1989 until his retirement in late 2003.
Robert "Bobbie" Evan Brown Jr. (September 2, 1903 – November 8, 1971) was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Crucifix Hill, near Aachen, Germany, on October 8, 1944.
Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.
Boulogne-sur-Mer, often called Boulogne (Latin: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Boulonne-su-Mér, Bonen), is a coastal city in Northern France.
Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who was assigned to duty at Richmond, under direction of the President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, and charged with the conduct of military operations of the armies of the Confederate States from February 24, 1864 until January 13, 1865, when he was charged with command and defense of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Bret Lott (born October 8, 1958) is the New York Times best-selling author of more than a dozen books and professor of English at the College of Charleston.
Air Marshal Sir Brian Edmund Baker (31 August 1896 – 8 October 1979) was an officer of the Royal Air Force who served in both World Wars.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Bronislovas Lubys (8 October 1938 – 23 October 2011) was a Lithuanian entrepreneur, former Prime Minister of Lithuania, signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, and businessman.
Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and dancer.
Bruno Thiry (born 8 October 1962) is a Belgian rally driver.
The Bundeswehr (Federal Defence) is the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities.
Christopher Joseph Ward (born October 8, 1965), better known as C. J. Ramone, is an American musician best known for working as the bassist, backing and occasional lead vocalist of the punk rock group the Ramones from 1989 to 1996.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
The veneration of saints in the Episcopal Church is a continuation of an ancient tradition from the early Church which honors important and influential people of the Christian faith.
Carlos Ismael Noriega (born 1959) is a Peruvian and U.S. citizen, NASA employee, a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cats is a sung-through British musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh.
César Milstein, CH, FRS (8 October 1927 – 24 March 2002) was an Argentinian biochemist in the field of antibody research.
Priscilla Marie Winans Love, known professionally as CeCe Winans, (born October 8, 1964) is an American gospel singer, who has sold over 12 million records worldwide and won 12 Grammy Awards.
The Cessna Aircraft Company was an American general aviation aircraft manufacturing corporation headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.
Chalcedon (or;, sometimes transliterated as Chalkedon) was an ancient maritime town of Bithynia, in Asia Minor.
The Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (in German called Bundeskanzler(in), meaning "Federal Chancellor", or in) for short) is, under the German 1949 Constitution, the head of government of Germany.
Charles the Bald (13 June 823 – 6 October 877) was the King of West Francia (843–877), King of Italy (875–877) and Holy Roman Emperor (875–877, as Charles II).
Sheila Holland, née Sheila Ann Mary Coates (in Dagenham, Essex, England – in Isle of Man) was best known under the pseudonym Charlotte Lamb as a prolific romantic novelist.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)The date of birth recorded on was June 14, 1928, although one tertiary source, (Julia Constenla, quoted by Jon Lee Anderson), asserts that he was actually born on May 14 of that year.
Appearances of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (1928–1967) in popular culture are common throughout the world.
Chen Xiaoxia (Chinese: 陈肖霞; October 8, 1962) is a former female Chinese diver.
The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American band established in Eugene, Oregon in 1989.
Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American actor, comedian and writer.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chickasaw Nation is a federally recognized Native American nation, located in Oklahoma.
Children's Day is a day recognised to celebrate children.
The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.
Christen Sørensen Longomontanus (or Longberg) (4 October 1562 – 8 October 1647) was a Danish astronomer.
Christopher Keene (December 21, 1946 – October 8, 1995) was an American conductor.
CL Smooth (born Corey Brent Penn, Sr., October 8, 1968, New Rochelle, New York) is an American rapper.
Clarence Williams (October 6, 1898 or October 8, 1893 – November 6, 1965) was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher.
Claude Marcelle Jorré, better known as Claude Jade (8 October 1948 – 1 December 2006), was a French actress.
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British statesman of the Labour Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.
Cola di Rienzo (or de Rienzi; or) (c. 1313 – 8 October 1354) was an Italian medieval politician and popular leader, tribune of the Roman people in the mid-14th century.
Collett Everman Woolman (October 8, 1889 – September 11, 1966) was one of four founders of Delta Air Service, the airline now known as Delta Air Lines.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
The Confederate States Secretary of the Treasury was the head of the Confederate States Department of the Treasury.
The Congreve rocket was a British military weapon designed and developed by Sir William Congreve in 1804, based directly on Mysorean rockets.
Constance of Greater Poland (also known as of Poznań) (Konstancja wielkopolska (poznańska)) (1245/46 – 8 October 1281) was a princess of Greater Poland, a member of the House of Piast, and by marriage a Margravine of Brandenburg–Stendal.
Constantine Andreou (also: Costas Andreou, Kostas Andreou; Constantin Andréou, Costas Andréou; Κωνσταντίνος Ανδρέου, Κώστας Ανδρέου) (March 24, 1917 – October 8, 2007) was a painter and sculptor of Greek origin with a highly successful career that spanned six decades.
Constantine the Great (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus; Κωνσταντῖνος ὁ Μέγας; 27 February 272 ADBirth dates vary but most modern historians use 272". Lenski, "Reign of Constantine" (CC), 59. – 22 May 337 AD), also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, was a Roman Emperor of Illyrian and Greek origin from 306 to 337 AD.
The Council of Chalcedon was a church council held from October 8 to November 1, AD 451, at Chalcedon.
Crete (Κρήτη,; Ancient Greek: Κρήτη, Krḗtē) is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the 88th largest island in the world and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Daniel David "Dan" Ribacoff (born October 8, 1959) is a polygraph examiner and private investigator who often appears on NBC/Universal’s The Steve Wilkos Show.
Daniel Edward Murtaugh (October 8, 1917 – December 2, 1976) was an American second baseman, manager, front-office executive and coach in Major League Baseball best known for his 29-year association with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where he won two World Series as field manager (in and). He also played 416 of his 767 career MLB games during four seasons with the Pirates as a second baseman.
Darrell Clayton Hammond (born October 8, 1955) is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist.
Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. (born October 8, 1993) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
David Michael Gauke (born 8 October 1971), a British Conservative Party politician and a solicitor, is the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
The Days of Rage demonstrations were a series of direct actions taken over a course of three days in October 1969 in Chicago, and organized by the Weatherman faction of the counterculture-era group Students for a Democratic Society.
Delta Air Lines, Inc., commonly referred to as Delta, is a major United States airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
Demetrius Zvonimir (Dmitar Zvonimir,, Demetrius Suinnimir/Zuonimir/Sunimirio, died 20 April 1089) was King of Croatia and Dalmatia from 1075 until his death in 1089.
Dennis P. Eichhorn (August 19, 1945 – October 8, 2015) was an American writer, best known for his adult-oriented autobiographical comic book series Real Stuff.
Dennis John Kucinich (born October 8, 1946) is an American politician.
Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.
Richard Daniel (Dick) Burnett (October 8, 1883 – January 23, 1977) was an American folk musician and songwriter from Kentucky.
Waldyr Pereira (8 October 1928 – 12 May 2001), nicknamed Didi, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder or as a forward.
Dmitry Stepanovich Polyansky (Дми́трий Степа́нович Поля́нский; Slovianoserbsk, – Moscow, 8 October 2001) was a Soviet-Russian statesman who was First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union from 1965 to 1973.
The Dome of the Rock (قبة الصخرة Qubbat al-Sakhrah, כיפת הסלע Kippat ha-Sela) is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Domenik Hixon (born October 8, 1984) is a former American football wide receiver and return specialist in the National Football League (NFL).
Don Carlos Buell (March 23, 1818November 19, 1898) was a United States Army officer who fought in the Seminole War, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War.
Don James Larsen (born August 7, 1929) is an American retired Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher.
Owen Joseph "Donie" Bush (October 8, 1887Sources differ as to Bush's date of birth. Sources listing the date as October 8, 1887, include (i) baseball-reference.com, and (ii) findagrave.com. Sources listing the date as October 3, 1887, include (i) United States Social Security Death Index for Owen Bush of Indianapolis (SSN 317-05-4538). Sources listing the date as October 8, 1888, include (i) a World War I Draft Registration Card (showing 10/8/88 date of birth and Indianapolis place of birth) completed by Owen J. Bush, residing at 207 Alcott in Indianapolis, height "short", working as a ball player in Detroit, and (ii) a World War II Draft Registration Card (showing 10/8/88 date of birth and Indianapolis place of birth) completed by Owen Joseph Bush of Indianapolis. – March 28, 1972) was an American professional baseball player, manager, team owner, and scout.
Dylan Jeremy Neal (born October 8, 1969"Catching up with....Dylan Neal". Soap Opera Digest. July 22, 2013. p. 73.) is a Canadian actor.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
In December 2014, Ebola virus cases in the United States occurred due to four laboratory-confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (commonly known as "Ebola") in the United States.
Edgar Leon Kirkpatrick (October 8, 1944 – November 15, 2010) was an American professional baseball outfielder and catcher.
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient.
Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker, director and Academy Award-winning film and television producer.
Edythe Chapman (October 8, 1863 – October 15, 1948) was an American stage and silent film actress.
The Eighty Years' War (Tachtigjarige Oorlog; Guerra de los Ochenta Años) or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648) was a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands.
is a Japanese-American singer, entertainer, and actor.
Eileen Herlie (March 8, 1918 – October 8, 2008) was a Scottish-American actress.
Eivind Groven (8 October 1901 – 8 February 1977) was a Norwegian microtonal composer and music-theorist.
Ejnar Hertzsprung (8 October 1873 – 21 October 1967) was a Danish chemist and astronomer born in Copenhagen.
An electrical telegraph is a telegraph that uses electrical signals, usually conveyed via dedicated telecommunication circuit or radio.
Ellinor Miranda Salome Olovsdotter (born 8 October 1985), known professionally as Elliphant, is a Swedish singer, songwriter and rapper.
Elvīra Anatoļjevna Ozoliņa (Эльвира Анатольевна Озолина, born 8 October 1939) is a retired Soviet javelin thrower.
Emiel Adrien "Miel" Puttemans (born 8 October 1947) is a retired middle- and long-distance runner, who set world records for 3000 metres (7 minutes 37.6 seconds) in 1972, for 2 miles (8 minutes 17.8 seconds) in 1971, and for 5000 metres (13 minutes 13 seconds) in 1972.
Emily Mallory Procter (born October 8, 1968) is an American actress.
Emmanuele Vitale (30 April 1758 – 8 October 1802) was a Maltese notary, commander and statesman.
An emperor (through Old French empereor from Latin imperator) is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm.
was the 92nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
Empress Myeongseong or Empress Myung-Sung (19 October 1851 – 8 October 1895), known informally as Queen Min, was the first official wife of Gojong, the twenty-sixth king of Joseon and the first emperor of the Korean Empire.
Eric Sutherland Lomax (30 May 1919 – 8 October 2012) was a British Army officer who was sent to a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in 1942.
Erik Gundersen (born 8 October 1959 in Esbjerg, Denmark) is a former motorcycle speedway rider in the late 1970s and 1980s.
Erna Inari Kaarina Siikavirta (born 8 October 1977 in Espoo) is a Finnish keyboard player.
Ernst Kretschmer (8 October 18888 February 1964) was a German psychiatrist who researched the human constitution and established a typology.
Ezekias Papaioannou (Εζεκίας Παπαϊωάννου; October 8, 1908 – April 10, 1988) was a Greek Cypriot communist politician and Secretary General of the left-wing political party of AKEL.
Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an artist, best known for her narrative quilts.
Felix Salten (6 September 1869 – 8 October 1945) was an Austrian author and critic in Vienna.
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos (January 9, 1915October 8, 1982) was an Argentine-American actor and director, and the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas.
Fra' Filippo Lippi, O.Carm. (c. 1406 – 8 October 1469), also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento (15th century).
National Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States and Canada, during the week (from Sunday to Saturday) in which October 9 falls.
The First Balkan War (Балканска война; Αʹ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος; Први балкански рат, Prvi Balkanski rat; Birinci Balkan Savaşı), lasted from October 1912 to May 1913 and comprised actions of the Balkan League (the kingdoms of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro) against the Ottoman Empire.
The office of First Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union, also called First Vice Premier of the Soviet Union, was synonymous with vice-head of government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); a First Deputy Premier did not always serve in his post alone.
Forbes Field was a baseball park in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1909 to June 28, 1970.
The Forest of Argonne is a long strip of rocky mountain and wild woodland in north-eastern three hours east of Paris France.
François Pérusse (born October 8, 1960, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) is a Québécois comedian and musician famous for his radio sketches featuring puns and absurd humour.
François-Adrien Boieldieu (16 December 1775 8 October 1834) was a French composer, mainly of operas, often called "the French Mozart".
Frank Bourgholtzer (26 October 1919 in New York City, New York – 8 October 2010 in Santa Monica, California) was an American journalist and television correspondent.
Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was an American science fiction writer best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels.
Franklin National Bank, based in Franklin Square in Long Island, New York was once the United States' 20th largest bank.
Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853–1857), a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
Fred Cash (born October 8, 1940) is an African-American soul singer.
Frederick Sydney Stolle, AO (born 8 October 1938) is an Australian former tennis player and commentator.
Frederick Montague, 1st Baron Amwell CBE (8 October 1876 – 15 October 1966) was a British Labour Party politician.
Jan Fredrik "Freddy" Modin (born 8 October 1974) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey left winger who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) and most notably won the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2003–04 season.
Friedrich (Fritz) Schubert (Φριτς Σούμπερτ; 21 February 1897, Dortmund – 22 October 1947, Heptapyrgion) was a Greek-speaking German NCO Sonderführer of the Nazi Wehrmacht.
Herbert Wright III (born October 8, 1995), better known by his stage name G Herbo (formerly known as Lil Herb) is an American rapper and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.
Gabriel Honoré Marcel (7 December 1889 – 8 October 1973) was a French philosopher, playwright, music critic and leading Christian existentialist.
Galo Blanco (born 8 October 1976) is a retired professional tennis player from Oviedo, Spain.
Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco (born 8 October 1993) is a Spanish-Venezuelan professional tennis player and former world No.
Gavin Friday (born Fionán Martin Hanvey, 8 October 1959) is an Irish singer and songwriter, composer, actor and painter.
George Bellamy (born 8 October 1941) is an English musician, singer and former rhythm guitarist for The Tornados.
George Emil Palade ForMemRS HonFRMS (November 19, 1912 – October 8, 2008) was a Romanian-American cell biologist.
George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Georgios Papadopoulos (Γεώργιος Παπαδόπουλος; 5 May 1919 – 27 June 1999) was the head of the military coup d'état that took place in Greece on 21 April 1967, and leader of the junta that ruled the country from 1967 to 1974.
Georgy (Georgi) Geshev (Geschew) (Георги Христов Гешев) (born October 8, 1903 in Sofia – died July 15, 1937) was a Bulgarian chess master.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Gerald Archibald Hitchens (8 October 1934 – 13 April 1983) was an English footballer, who played as a centre forward.
Giorgos Papasideris (Γιώργος Παπασιδέρης 14 September 1902 – 8 October 1977) was a Greek singer, composer, and lyricist of Arvanite origin.
Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (8 October 1551 – buried 10 December 1618), was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer of the very late Renaissance and early Baroque eras.
William Gordon Welchman (15 June 1906 – 8 October 1985) was an English mathematician, university professor, Second World War codebreaker at Bletchley Park and author.
The Governor of Massachusetts is the head of the executive branch of the Government of Massachusetts and serves as commander-in-chief of the Commonwealth's military forces.
The Governor of North Carolina is the head of the executive branch of the U.S. state of North Carolina's state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of South Australia is the representative in the Australian state of South Australia of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.
The monarchic title of grand duke (feminine: grand duchess) ranked in order of precedence below emperor and king, and above that of sovereign prince and sovereign duke.
The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Sunday, October 8, to Tuesday, October 10, 1871.
The Great Horde was a Tatar-Mongol khanate that existed from about 1466 to 1502.
The Great Stand on the Ugra river (Великое cтояние на реке Угре in Russian, also Угорщина (Ugorschina in English, derived from Ugra) was a standoff between the forces of Akhmat, Khan of the Great Horde, and the Grand Prince Ivan III of Muscovy in 1480, which ended when the Tatars departed without conflict. It is seen in Russian historiography as the end of Tatar rule over Moscow.Michael Khodarkovsky, Russia's Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800, (Indiana University Press, 2002), 80.
The Greek military junta of 1967–1974, commonly known as the Regime of the Colonels (καθεστώς των Συνταγματαρχών), or in Greece simply The Junta (or; Χούντα), The Dictatorship (Η Δικτατορία) and The Seven Years (Η Επταετία), was a series of far-right military juntas that ruled Greece following the 1967 Greek coup d'état led by a group of colonels on 21 April 1967.
Gregori Chad Petree (born Shawnee, Oklahoma) is a musician who is best known as co-lead vocalist and guitarist of the American, new wave/indie/rock band Shiny Toy Guns.
The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world.
Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate.
Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.
Halfdan Hegtun (8 October 1918 – 25 December 2012) was a Norwegian radio personality, comedian and writer, former politician for the Liberal Party and later the Liberal People's Party.
James Hamish Stuart (born 8 October 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a guitarist, bassist, singer, composer and record producer.
Hanan Daoud Khalil Ashrawi (حنان داوود خليل عشراوي; born October 8, 1946) is a Palestinian legislator, activist, and scholar.
Sir Hans Heysen (8 October 18772 July 1968) was a German-born Australian artist.
Harden M. McConnell (July 18, 1927 – October 8, 2014) was a scientist – one of the leading physical chemists of the last 50 years.
Harman Blennerhassett (8 October 1765 – 2 February 1831) was an Anglo-Irish lawyer and politician.
Harri Matias Koskela (born October 8, 1965 in Lapua) is a Finnish wrestler and Olympic medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Harriet Taylor Mill (née Hardy; London, 8 October 1807 – Avignon, 3 November 1858) was a British philosopher and women's rights advocate.
The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash was a three-train collision at Harrow and Wealdstone station in Wealdstone, Middlesex (now Greater London) during the morning rush hour of 8 October 1952; 112 were killed and 340 injured (88 of these being detained in hospital); it remains the worst peacetime rail crash in the United Kingdom.
Harry Kirby McClintock (October 8, 1882 – April 24, 1957), also known as "Haywire Mac", was an American singer, songwriter, and poet, best known for his song "Big Rock Candy Mountain".
Harvey Lawrence Pekar (October 8, 1939 – July 12, 2010) was an American underground comic book writer, music critic, and media personality, best known for his autobiographical American Splendor comic series.
Hassan Maatouk (حسن معتوق Arabic pronunciation: ħasan maʕtuːk; born 8 October 1987) is a Lebanese professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Lebanese club Nejmeh SC and the Lebanese national team.
The Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal (founded in 1645) is the first hospital established in North America (excluding Mexico),Alfredo De Micheli, En torno a la evolución de los hospitales, Gaceta Médica de México, vol.
Heinrich Schütz (– 6 November 1672) was a German composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important German composer before Johann Sebastian Bach and often considered to be one of the most important composers of the 17th century.
Helen of Zadar (Jelena) (died 8 October 976), also known as Helen the Glorious, was the queen consort of the Kingdom of Croatia, as the wife of King Michael Krešimir II, from 946 to 969, a period which was marked by "peace, order and expeditious growth".
Helmut Kallmeyer (8 October 1910 in Hamburg – 27 September 2006) was a German chemist in the era of National Socialism.
Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones.
Henry Louis Le Chatelier (8 October 1850 – 17 September 1936) was a French chemist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Herbert Breiter Leonard (October 8, 1922–October 14, 2006) was an American producer and writer.
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Huntley Ashworth Gordon (October 8, 1879 – December 7, 1956) was a Canadian actor who began his career in the Silent Film era.
Hurricane Matthew was the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Felix in 2007, and also caused catastrophic damage and a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, as well as widespread devastation in the southeastern United States.
Hubertus (Huub) Rothengatter (born 8 October 1954) is a former racing driver from the Netherlands.
Ian Hart (born Ian Davies; 8 October 1964) is an English stage, television and film actor best known for playing Quirinus Quirrell in the 2001 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Croatian Independence Day (Dan neovisnosti) is a national public holiday marked yearly on 8 October that celebrates the unanimous decision of the Croatian Parliament to terminate the link between Croatia and SFR Yugoslavia.
The Indian Air Force (IAF; IAST: Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces.
Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday that celebrates the Indigenous peoples of America.
Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).
Ira "Iry" LeJeune (October 28, 1928Cajun Music a Reflection of the People – October 8, 1955) was one of the best selling and most popular Cajun musicians in the mid to late 1940s into the early 1950s.
Isabella of Angoulême (Isabelle d'Angoulême,; c. 1186/1188 – 4 June 1246) was queen consort of England as the second wife of King John from 1200 until John's death in 1216.
was a semi-legendary Japanese outlaw hero who stole gold and other valuables to give to the poor.
The Israeli–Palestinian conflict (Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Falestini; al-Niza'a al-Filastini-al-Israili) is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the mid-20th century.
Ivan III Vasilyevich (Иван III Васильевич; 22 January 1440, Moscow – 27 October 1505, Moscow), also known as Ivan the Great, was a Grand Prince of Moscow and Grand Prince of all Rus'.
Ivonne Reyes (born October 8, 1967 in Valencia, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan actress and TV presenter.
John James "Jack" McGrath (October 8, 1919 – November 6, 1955) was an American racecar driver.
Jack T. O'Connell (born October 8, 1951) is an American politician and the former 26th California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, having been elected to the post in November 2002 with 61% of the vote.
Jacqueline (Jacoba van Beieren; Jacqueline de Bavière; 15 July 1401 – 8 October 1436), was a Duchess of Bavaria-Straubing, Countess of Holland and Zeeland and Countess of Hainaut from 1417 to 1433.
Jacques Auguste de Thou (Thuanus) (8 October 1553, Paris – 7 May 1617, Paris) was a French historian, book collector and president of the Parlement de Paris.
Joseph Alfred Gilles Jacques Richard (October 7, 1952 – October 8, 2002) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Atlanta Flames, Buffalo Sabres, and Quebec Nordiques.
Jakob Bothe (born Jakob Michelsen; 8 October 1964 – 17 January 2013), better known by his pen name Jakob Arjouni, was a German author.
James Clarke Chace (October 16, 1931 – October 8, 2004) was an American historian, writing on American diplomacy and statecraft.
James Elphinston (December 6, 1721 – October 8, 1809) was a well noted 18th-century Scottish educator, orthographer, phonologist and linguistics expert.
James Eubert Holshouser Jr. (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2013) was the 68th Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977.
Jamie Lynn Marchi (born October 8, 1977) is an American voice actress, ADR script writer and director who works for Funimation and Sentai Filmworks.
Johannes Guillaume Christianus Andreas "Jan" Marijnissen (born 8 October 1952) is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party (SP).
Janice Elaine Voss (October 8, 1956 – February 6, 2012) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut.
Jayaprakash Narayan (11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak (Hindi for The People's Leader), was an Indian independence activist, theorist and political leader, remembered especially for leading the mid-1970s opposition against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, for whose overthrow he called a "total revolution".
Jean de Quen (May, c. 1603 at Amiens, France – 8 October 1659 in Quebec) was a French Jesuit missionary, priest and historian who discovered Lac Saint-Jean.
Jean Giono (30 March 1895 – 8 October 1970) was a French author who wrote works of fiction mostly set in the Provence region of France.
Jean-François Reubell or Rewbell (6 October 1747 – 24 November 1807) was a French lawyer, diplomat, and politician of the Revolution.
Jean-Jacques Beineix (born 8 October 1946) is a French film director and generally seen as the best example of what came to be called the ''cinéma du look''.
Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (25 December 1711 (baptised) – 8 October 1772), also known as Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville, was a French violinist and composer.
Jeanne Mance (November 12, 1606 – June 18, 1673) was a French nurse and settler of New France.
Jeen van den Berg (8 January 1928 – 8 October 2014) was a Dutch long track speed skating primarily known as the winner of the Elfstedentocht of 1954.
Jeffrey Allen Lahti (born October 8, 1956) was a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Jens Christian Skou (8 October 1918 – 28 May 2018) was a Danish medical doctor and Nobel laureate.
Jeremy Davies (born Jeremey Boring; October 8, 1969) is an American film and television actor.
Jerry Bittle (October 8, 1949 – April 9, 2003) was a cartoonist who drew the comic strips Geech and Shirley and Son.
Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician.
James Aaron Diamond (28 September 1951 – 8 October 2015) was a Scottish singer-songwriter, best known for his three Top 5 hits: "I Won't Let You Down" (1982), as the lead singer of Ph.D.; and his solo performances "I Should Have Known Better", a United Kingdom No. 1 in 1984, and "Hi Ho Silver", the theme song from Boon, which reached No.
Philip James Elliot (October 8, 1927 – January 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian who was one of five missionaries killed while participating in Operation Auca, an attempt to evangelize the Huaorani people of Ecuador.
Kirby James Fairchild (born October 8, 1973) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter.
Joan Ann Hackett (March 1, 1934 – October 8, 1983) was an American actress of film, stage and television.
Joe Edward "Old Wagon Tongue" Adams (October 28, 1877 – October 8, 1952) was a Major League Baseball player and minor league manager.
John Clarke (October 1609 – 20 April 1676) was a physician, Baptist minister, co-founder of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, author of its influential charter, and a leading advocate of religious freedom in America.
John Dickson Batten (8 October 1860 – 5 August 1932), born in Plymouth, Devon, was an English painter of figures in oils, tempera and fresco and a book illustrator and printmaker.
John de Beauchamp, 3rd Baron Beauchamp de Somerset (20 January 1329 – 8 October 1361) was an English peer.
John George I (German: Johann Georg I.) (5 March 1585 – 8 October 1656) was Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656.
John Greaves (1602 – 8 October 1652) was an English mathematician, astronomer and antiquarian.
John Hancock (October 8, 1793) was an American merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution.
John Henninger Reagan (October 8, 1818March 6, 1905) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Texas.
John I (Yann, Jean; c. 1217/18 – 8 October 1286), known as John the Red due to the colour of his beard, was Duke of Brittany from 1221 to his death and 2nd Earl of Richmond in 1268.
John B. McLendon Jr. (April 5, 1915 – October 8, 1999) was an American basketball coach who is recognized as the first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport.
General Sir John Monash, (27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) was a civil engineer and an Australian military commander of the First World War.
John Ashworth Nelder (8 October 1924 – 7 August 2010) was a British statistician known for his contributions to experimental design, analysis of variance, computational statistics, and statistical theory.
John Ruggles (October 8, 1789June 20, 1874) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine.
John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for punk rock band the Ramones.
Jonathan "Jon" Ekerold (born 8 October 1946) is a South African former professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Jon Stevens (born 8 October 1961) is a New Zealand-born singer of Māori descent.
Jordan McLean (born 8 October 1991).
José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras (25 February 1778 – 17 August 1850), known simply as José de San Martín or El Libertador of Argentina, Chile and Peru, was an Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru.
Joseph Szigeti (Szigeti József,; 5 September 189219 February 1973) was a Hungarian violinist.
Juan Domingo Perón (8 October 1895 – 1 July 1974) was an Argentine army lieutenant general and politician.
Julien Duvivier (8 October 1896, Lille – 29 October 1967, Paris) was a French film director.
Abdul Kader Asmal (8 October 1934 – 22 June 2011) was a South African politician.
Kallikratis (Καλλικράτης) is a small village in Sfakia municipality, southwest Crete, Greece.
Kari Korhonen (born 1973) is a Finnish cartoonist known for his stories about Donald Duck.
Karina Bacchi (born October 8, 1976) is a Brazilian actress, model and television presenter, best known for being the winner of the first season of the Brazilian version of Dancing with the Stars (late 2005) and the winner of the second season of the Brazilian version of The Farm (early 2010).
Karyn Parsons (born October 8, 1966) is an American actress.
Kathleen Mary Ferrier, CBE (22 April 19128 October 1953) was an English contralto singer who achieved an international reputation as a stage, concert and recording artist, with a repertoire extending from folksong and popular ballads to the classical works of Bach, Brahms, Mahler and Elgar.
KDKA (1020 kHz AM) is a Class A (clear channel) radio station, owned and operated by Entercom and licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Ken Warby (born 9 May 1939) is an Australian motorboat racer, who currently holds the water speed record of, set on Blowering Dam on 8 October 1978.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Kevyn William Adams (born October 8, 1974) is an American retired professional ice hockey center in the National Hockey League who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Phoenix Coyotes and the Chicago Blackhawks, and is also a former Associate Coach for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.
Khan خان/khan; is a title for a sovereign or a military ruler, used by Mongolians living to the north of China. Khan has equivalent meanings such as "commander", "leader", or "ruler", "king" and "chief". khans exist in South Asia, Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, East Africa and Turkey. The female alternatives are Khatun and Khanum. These titles or names are sometimes written as Khan/خان in Persian, Han, Kan, Hakan, Hanum, or Hatun (in Turkey) and as "xan", "xanım" (in Azerbaijan), and medieval Turkic tribes.
was a Japanese politician and the 78th Japanese Prime Minister serving from 5 November 1991 to 9 August 1993.
The Kingdom of Croatia (Regnum Croatiae; Kraljevina Hrvatska, Hrvatsko Kraljevstvo) was a medieval kingdom in Central Europe comprising most of what is today Croatia (without western Istria and some Dalmatian coastal cities), as well as most of the modern-day Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Kirk Alyn (born John Feggo Jr., October 8, 1910 – March 14, 1999) was an American actor, best known for being the first actor to play the DC Comics character Superman in live-action for the 1948 movie serial Superman and its 1950 sequel Atom Man vs. Superman, as well as Blackhawk from the ''Blackhawk'' movie serial in 1952, and General Sam Lane in 1978's Superman: The Movie.
is a former Japanese hammer thrower and sports scientist.
Konstantinos D. Tsatsos (Κωνσταντίνος Τσάτσος; July 1, 1899 – October 8, 1987) was a revered Greek diplomat, professor of law, scholar and politician.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and the only one located entirely within the United States.
Lawrence "Larry" Semon (February 9, 1889 – October 8, 1928) was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter during the silent film era.
Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty (8 October 1875 – 21 August 1919) was a British tennis player and the younger brother of tennis player Reginald Doherty.
Leeroy Thornhill (born 8 October 1968, Barking, East London) is an English electronic music artist and formerly a rave dancer and occasionally keyboardist for the British electronic group the Prodigy.
Lenin's Mausoleum (formerly Lenin's & Stalin's Mausoleum (1953-1961)) (p), also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the centre of Moscow, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.
Licinius I (Gaius Valerius Licinianus Licinius Augustus;In Classical Latin, Licinius' name would be inscribed as GAIVS VALERIVS LICINIANVS LICINIVS AVGVSTVS. c. 263 – 325) was a Roman emperor from 308 to 324.
Lidziya Aleksandrovna Marozava (Лідзія Аляксандраўна Марозава; born 8 October 1992 in Minsk) is a professional tennis player from Belarus.
The Linate Airport disaster occurred on 8 October 2001 at Linate Airport in Milan, Italy, when Scandinavian Airlines Flight 686, a McDonnell Douglas MD-87 airliner carrying 110 people bound for Copenhagen, Denmark, collided on take-off with a Cessna Citation CJ2 business jet carrying four people bound for Paris, France.
Gelindo "Lindy" Infante (March 27, 1940 – October 8, 2015), was an American college football player and assistant coach, who became an offensive coordinator and head coach in both the National Football League (NFL) and the United States Football League (USFL).
The English royal consorts were the spouses of the reigning monarchs of the Kingdom of England who were not themselves monarchs of England: spouses of some English monarchs who were themselves English monarchs are not listed, comprising Mary I and Philip who reigned together in the 16th century, and William III and Mary II who reigned together in the 17th century.
The Federal Minister of Defence (Bundesminister der Verteidigung) is the head of the Federal Ministry of Defence and a member of the Federal Cabinet.
The Governor of Gujarat is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Gujarat.
The Mayor of Cleveland is the chief executive of the city's government.
The following is a list of Mongol and Tatar raids against Rus' principalities following the Mongol invasion.
The Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (Vezir-i Azam or Sadr-ı Azam (Sadrazam); Ottoman Turkish: صدر اعظم or وزیر اعظم) was the de facto prime minister of the sultan in the Ottoman Empire, with absolute power of attorney and, in principle, dismissible only by the sultan himself in the classical period, before the Tanzimat reforms, or until the 1908 Revolution.
Below is a list of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation (1848–present).
Lonnie Pitchford (October 8, 1955 – November 8, 1998) was an American blues musician and instrument maker from Lexington, Mississippi.
Louis Bartholomew Dodds (born 8 October 1986) is an English footballer who plays for EFL League Two club Port Vale, on loan from National League side Chesterfield.
Louis the Younger (830/835 – 20 January 882), sometimes Louis III, was the second eldest of the three sons of Louis II the German and Emma.
Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 – 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer.
Luca Hänni (born 8 October 1994) is a Swiss singer-songwriter and model.
Lynne Irene Stewart (October 8, 1939 – March 7, 2017) was an American defense attorney who was known for representing controversial, poor, and often unpopular defendants.
Melvin Russell Ballard Jr. (born October 8, 1928) is an American businessman and religious leader who is currently the Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Mahmut Temür (born 8 October 1989 in Cologne, West Germany) is a Turkish footballer who currently plays for Karşıyaka.
Malawi (or; or maláwi), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.
Malcolm David Ross (October 15, 1919 – October 8, 1985) was a captain in the United States Naval Reserve (USNR), an atmospheric scientist, and a balloonist who set several records for altitude and scientific inquiry, with more than 100 hours flight time in gas balloons by 1961.
Manistee is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Marc Christopher Gwynne Ellis (born 8 October 1971) is a New Zealand businessman, television presenter, and former rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s.
Marcel Herrand (8 October 1897 – 11 June 1953) was a French stage and film actor best remembered for his roles in swashbuckling or historical films.
Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (8 October 1515 – 7 March 1578), was the daughter of the Scottish queen dowager Margaret Tudor and her second husband Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus.
Maria João Koehler (born 8 October 1992) is a Portuguese tennis player.
Marilou Díaz-Abaya (March 30, 1955 – October 8, 2012) was a multi-awarded film director from the Philippines.
Marina City is a mixed-use residential-commercial building complex in Chicago, Illinois.
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (p; 31 August 1941) was a Russian and Soviet poet.
Mario Cassano (born 8 October 1983) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Marios Makrionitis, SJ (Greek: Μάριος Μακρυωνίτης; 8 October 1913 – 8 April 1959) was a Greek Jesuit prelate of the Catholic Church.
Mariupol (Маріу́поль, also Mariiupil; Мариу́поль; Marioupoli) is a city of regional significance in south eastern Ukraine, situated on the north coast of the Sea of Azov at the mouth of the Kalmius river, in the Pryazovia region.
Sir Marcus Laurence Elwin "Mark" Oliphant (8 October 1901 – 14 July 2000) was an Australian physicist and humanitarian who played an important role in the first experimental demonstration of nuclear fusion and also the development of nuclear weapons.
Mark "Didley" Porter (2 October 1974 – 8 October 2006) was a New Zealand racing driver who competed in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar touring car racing series in Australia.
Mary Engle Pennington (October 8, 1872 – December 27, 1952) was an American bacteriological chemist and refrigeration engineer.
Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui (born 8 October 1970)International Criminal Court (6 July 2007).
Matthew Nicholas Biondi (born October 8, 1965) is an American former competition swimmer, eleven-time Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder in five events.
Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
The Mayor of Seattle is the head of the executive branch of the city government of Seattle, Washington.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Dame Merle Park (born 8 October 1937) is a British ballet dancer and teacher, now retired.
Michael Alan Fraser (born 8 October 1983 in Inverness, Scotland) is a Scottish former football goalkeeper.
Michel Benoist (October 8, 1715 in Autun or Dijon, France – October 23, 1774 in Beijing, China of a stroke) was a Jesuit scientist, who stood in the service of the Chinese Qianlong Emperor for thirty years and is most noted for the waterworks he constructed for the emperor.
Michele Sepe (born 8 October 1986) is an Italian rugby union player.
Michael Rowan O'Driscoll (born October 8, 1978) is an Irish former rugby union player.
Miguel María Grau Seminario (Paita, Peru, 27 July 1834 – Punta Angamos, Bolivia, 8 October 1879) is the most renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Naval Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879–1884).
Mihkel Kukk (born 8 October 1983 in Jõgeva) is a male javelin thrower from Estonia.
Michael Thomas Morgan (born October 8, 1959) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Michael Clive Teague (born 8 October 1960) is a former England and British Lions rugby union footballer.
Michael Edward "Mikey" Welsh (April 20, 1971 – October 8, 2011) was an American artist and musician, best known as the former bassist of Weezer.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Miloš Pavlović (Милош Павловић; born 8 October 1982 in Belgrade) is a professional race car driver.
The Minister of State for Transport was a junior ministerial position in the Department for Transport of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Mladen II Šubić of Bribir (Mladen II Šubić Bribirski) (c.1270 – c.1341), a Croatian leader and member of the Šubić noble family, was a Ban of Croatia and Lord of all of Bosnia.
Molly Caitlyn Quinn (born October 8, 1993) is an American actress—credited as Molly C. Quinn since 2013—whose work includes theatre, film, and television. Her notable roles include Alexis Castle, daughter of the title character, on ABC's Castle and the voice of Bloom, one of the main characters in Winx Club.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
Montgomery Eli Williams (born October 8, 1971) is an American professional basketball coach and a retired player and executive who is currently the assistant coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Morris Lurie (30 October 19388 October 2014) was an Australian writer of comic novels, short stories, essays, plays, and children's books.
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
Narapati Sithu (နရပတိ စည်သူ,; also Narapatisithu, Sithu II or Cansu II; 1138–1211) was king of Pagan dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) from 1174 to 1211.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Nawal Kishore Sharma (Dausa, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 5 July 1925 – 8 October 2012) was an Indian politician, who served as Governor of Gujarat state from July 2004 to July 2009.
Robert Neil Harvey (born 8 October 1928) is an Australian former cricketer who represented the Australian cricket team between 1948 and 1963, playing in 79 Test matches.
Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
Nicholas Bakay (born October 8, 1959) is an American actor, voice actor, writer, comedian and sportscaster.
Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American rapper, actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, film producer, entrepreneur, record producer, and radio and television personality.
William Nigel Ernle Bruce (4 February 1895 – 8 October 1953) was a British character actor on stage and screen.
Nils Erik Liedholm (8 October 1922 – 5 November 2007) was a Swedish football midfielder and coach.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Noiseworks are an Australian hard rock band formed in Sydney in 1986 with bass guitarist Steve Balbi, guitarist Stuart Fraser, drummer Kevin Nicol, keyboardist Justin Stanley and lead vocalist Jon Stevens.
October 7 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - October 9 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on October 21 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
Oscar M. Ruebhausen (August 28, 1912 – December 7, 2004) was a prominent New York City lawyer, and adviser to Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, and a president of the New York City Bar Association.
Otto Heinrich Warburg (8 October 1883 – 1 August 1970), son of physicist Emil Warburg, was a German physiologist, medical doctor, and Nobel laureate.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Ozias Leduc (October 8, 1864 - June 16, 1955) is one of Quebec's early painters.
Palatias and Laurentia (Sante Palazia e Laurenzia, Lorenza) (died 302 AD) are martyrs venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Paulcliff “Paul” Birchall (born 8 October 1979), better known by his ring name Paul Burchill, is a retired English professional wrestler.
Paul Desmarais Sr. (January 4, 1927 – October 8, 2013) was a Canadian financier and philanthropist, based in Montreal.
Paul Hogan, (born 8 October 1939) is an Australian comedian, actor and television presenter.
Paul Anthony Lennon (born 8 October 1955) is an Australian Labor Party politician.
Paul Prudhomme (July 13, 1940 – October 8, 2015), also known as Gene Autry Prudhomme, was an American celebrity chef whose specialties were Creole and Cajun cuisines, which he was also credited with popularizing.
Paul E. S. Schell (born Paul Ervin Schlachtenhaufen; October 8, 1937 – July 27, 2014), served as the 50th mayor of Seattle, Washington.
Paulette Dubost (8 October 1910 – 21 September 2011) was a French actress who began her career at the age of 7 at the Paris Opera.
Pınar Selek (born October 8, 1971) is a Turkish sociologist, feminist, and author.
The Pearl River, also known by its Chinese name Zhujiang and formerly often known as the, is an extensive river system in southern China.
A peasant is a pre-industrial agricultural laborer or farmer, especially one living in the Middle Ages under feudalism and paying rent, tax, fees or services to a landlord.
Pelagia (Πελαγία), distinguished as Pelagia of Antioch, Pelagia the Penitent, and Pelagia the Harlot, was a legendary Christian saint and hermit in the 4th or 5th century.
Park Frederick "Pepper" Adams III (October 8, 1930 – September 10, 1986) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist and composer.
A perfect game is defined by Major League Baseball as a game in which a pitcher (or combination of pitchers) pitches a victory that lasts a minimum of nine innings in which no opposing player reaches base.
Perryville is a home rule-class city along the Chaplin River in western Boyle County, Kentucky, in the United States.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
The Peruvian Navy (Marina de Guerra del Perú, abbreviated MGP, literally "Peruvian War Navy") is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with surveillance, patrol and defense on lakes, rivers and the Pacific Ocean up to from the Peruvian littoral.
The Peshtigo fire was a massive forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871, in and around Peshtigo, Wisconsin.
Peshtigo is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States.
Peter John Gibson Horrocks CBE (born 8 October 1959) is a broadcast executive and a former Vice-Chancellor (chief executive) of The Open University.
Philip Mustard (born 8 October 1982) is an English cricketer who most recently played for Gloucestershire and has also represented England.
Philip Ryan (17 June 1957 – 8 October 2013), professionally known as Philip Chevron, was an Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist and record producer.
Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker, (1 November 1889 – 8 October 1982), born Philip John Baker, was a British politician, diplomat, academic, outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament.
Philippe Thys (Philippe Thĳs; 8 October 1889 – 16 January 1971) was a Belgian cyclist and three times winner of the Tour de France.
Phyllis Hannah Murray-Hill (née Bickle; 18 February 1915 – 8 October 2002), known professionally as Phyllis Calvert, was an English film, stage and television actress.
Pierre Chrétien De Geyter (8 October 1848 – 26 September 1932) was a Belgian socialist (who later became a communist) and a composer, known for writing the music of The Internationale.
Pilgrim I (died 8 October 923) was the archbishop of Salzburg from 907 until his death.
Frank Stephen (Ping) Bodie (October 8, 1887 – December 17, 1961), born Francesco Stephano Pizzolo, was a center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox (1911–1914), Philadelphia Athletics (1917) and New York Yankees (1919–1921).
Pittem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
Following the Invasion of Poland at the beginning of World War II, nearly a quarter of the entire territory of the Second Polish Republic was annexed by Nazi Germany and placed directly under the German civil administration.
A polygraph, popularly referred to as a lie detector, measures and records several physiological indices such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and skin conductivity while a person is asked and answers a series of questions.
Munshi Premchand (31 July 1880 – 8 October 1936) (real name Dhanpat Rai), was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindi-Urdu literature.
The Premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania.
The President of the Argentine Nation (Presidente de la Nación Argentina), usually known as the President of Argentina, is both head of state and head of government of Argentina.
The position of President of El Salvador was created in the Constitution of 1841.
The President of the Hellenic Republic (Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Próedros ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to in English as the President of Greece, is the head of state of Greece.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of the Greek cabinet.
The is the head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister of Lithuania (Ministras Pirmininkas., literally translated as Minister-Chairman) is the head of the Government of Lithuania.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
This is a list of public holidays in Malawi, in 2017.
Pyrrhus (Πύρρος, Pyrrhos; 319/318–272 BC) was a Greek general and statesman of the Hellenistic period.
A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king (or an empress consort in the case of an emperor).
Roy Fraser Armstrong (October 8, 1889 – October 11, 1983) was a Canadian hospital administrator and engineer who served as the Superintendent of Kingston General Hospital from 1925 to 1957.
Robert Lawrence Stine (born October 8, 1943), sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, is an American novelist, short story writer, television producer, screenwriter, and executive editor.
Raaj Kumar (8 October 1926 – 3 July 1996), born as Kulbhushan Pandit, was an Indian film actor.
Rachel Klamer (born 8 October 1990) is a Dutch professional triathlete and member of the National team.
Raphael Torres (born October 8, 1981) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey left winger.
The Rainhill Trials were an important competition in the early days of steam locomotive railways, run in October 1829 for the nearly completed Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Ralf Minge (born 8 October 1960) is a German former footballer, later a coach, who currently works as sporting director of Dynamo Dresden.
Ralph Talbot (January 6, 1897 – October 25, 1918) was the first United States Marine Corps aviator to receive the Medal of Honor — for "exceptionally meritorious service and extraordinary heroism" while attached to Squadron C, U.S. 1st Marine Aviation Force|1st Marine Aviation Force, in France during World War I.
Ran Bosilek (Ран Босилек) (26 September 1886 in Gabrovo – 8 October 1958 in Sofia), born Gencho Stanchev Negentsov (Генчо Станчев Негенцов), was a Bulgarian author of children's books.
Rano Karno (born 8 October 1960) is an Indonesian actor and politician.
Raymond Gray "Ray" Lewis, CM (October 8, 1910 – November 15, 2003) was a Canadian track and field athlete, and the first Canadian-born black Olympic medalist.
Ray Reardon, (born 8 October 1932) is a Welsh retired snooker player who dominated the sport in the 1970s, winning six World Championships, and is remembered as one of the best players of the 20th century.
Leon Kessling "Red" Ames (August 2, 1882 – October 8, 1936) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball for the New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, and Philadelphia Phillies.
Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. (born October 8, 1960) is an American billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Remedios Varo Uranga (16 December 1908 – 8 October 1963) was a Spanish surrealist artist.
Renate Titzia Groenewold (born 8 October 1976) is a Dutch former long track speed skater and road bicycle racer.
Richard Davies (25 January 1926 – 8 October 2015) was a Welsh character actor.
Richard Charles Lintern (born 8 October 1962 in Taunton, Somerset) is an English stage, voice and screen actor.
Richard K. Morris, OBE (born 8 October 1947) is an English archaeologist and historian who specializes in the study of churchyard and battlefield archaeology.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Richard Sharpe Shaver (October 8, 1907 Berwick, Pennsylvania – November 5, 1975 Summit, Arkansas) was an American writer and artist.
Richard Theodore Ely (April 13, 1854 – October 4, 1943) was an American economist, author, and leader of the Progressive movement who called for more government intervention in order to reform what they perceived as the injustices of capitalism, especially regarding factory conditions, compulsory education, child labor, and labor unions.
Robert Earl "Kool" Bell, also known by his Muslim name Muhammad Bayyan, (born October 8, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Robert Rowe Gilruth (October 8, 1913 – August 17, 2000) was an American aerospace engineer and an aviation/space pioneer who was the first director of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center, later renamed the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Robert Saxton (born 8 October 1953 in London) is a British composer.
Rodney Dwight "Rod" Grams (February 4, 1948 – October 8, 2013) was an American politician from Minnesota.
Prof Rodney Robert Porter, CH, FRS FRSE HFRCP (8 October 1917 – 6 September 1985) was a British biochemist and Nobel laureate.
Rodolphe Kasser (14 January 1927 – 8 October 2013), philologist and archaeologist, was a Coptic scholar and Swiss national.
Roger Williams (born Louis Jacob Weertz, October 1, 1924 – October 8, 2011) was an American popular music pianist.
The Roman Emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the imperial period (starting in 27 BC).
Rona Barrett (born Rona Burstein, October 8, 1936, New York City) is an American gossip columnist and businesswoman.
Rose Scott (8 October 1847 – 20 April 1925) was an Australian women's rights activist who advocated for women's suffrage and universal suffrage in New South Wales at the turn-of-the twentieth century.
Rouben Zachary Mamoulian (in Ռուբէն Մամուլեան) (October 8, 1897 – December 4, 1987) was an Armenian-American film and theatre director.
Ruffin Horne McNeill Jr. (born October 8, 1958) is an American football coach and former player.
Sadiq Aman Khan (born 8 October 1970) is a British politician serving as Mayor of London since 2016.
Salomon Kalischer, or Solomon Kalischer (8 October 1845 – 22 September 1924), was a German Jewish composer, pianist, and physicist.
Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa (Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Sāmoa) and, until 4 July 1997, known as Western Samoa, is a unitary parliamentary democracy with eleven administrative divisions.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Sara Sorribes Tormo (born 8 October 1996 in La Vall d'Uixó) is a Spanish tennis player.
(born 8 October 1996) is a Japanese ski jumper.
Scandinavian Airlines, usually known as SAS, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which together form mainland Scandinavia.
The Sea of Azov (Азо́вское мо́ре, Azóvskoje móre; Азо́вське мо́ре, Azóvśke móre; Azaq deñizi, Азакъ денъизи, ازاق دﻩﯕىزى) is a sea in Eastern Europe.
The Second Opium War (第二次鴉片戰爭), the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860.
The Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations was a British Cabinet minister responsible for dealing with the United Kingdom's relations with members of the Commonwealth of Nations (its former colonies).
Sergey Alexeyevich Chaplygin (Серге́й Алексе́евич Чаплы́гин; April 5, 1869, Ranenburg – October 8, 1942, Novosibirsk) was a Russian and Soviet physicist, mathematician, and mechanical engineer.
Shane Craig Stevens (October 8, 1941 – 2007) was an American author of crime novels.
Shannon C. Stimson (born October 8, 1951) is an American political theorist, philosopher, and historian of ideas, whose work and teaching spans the economic and political thought of both ancient societies and the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The Siege of Alkmaar (1573) was a turning point in the Eighty Years' War.
Susan Alexandra Weaver (born October 8, 1949), known professionally as Sigourney Weaver, is an American actress.
Simon Gareth Burke (born 8 October 1961) is an Australian actor, active in films, television and theatre.
Sione Lousi (born 8 October 1989) is a professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup.
Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet KCH FRS (20 May 1772 – 16 May 1828) was an English inventor and rocket artillery pioneer distinguished for his development and deployment of Congreve rockets, and a Tory Member of Parliament (MP).
Sisaundra Lewis is an American singer, songwriter and producer from Haines City, Florida.
Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
Cyril Rutherford "Snuffy" Browne (8 October 1890 – 12 January 1964) was a West Indian Test cricketer who was a member of the first West Indies Test cricket team, playing against England in 1928.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
Solidarity (Solidarność, pronounced; full name: Independent Self-governing Labour Union "Solidarity"—Niezależny Samorządny Związek Zawodowy „Solidarność”) is a Polish labour union that was founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa.
Solomon Popoli Linda (1909 – 8 October 1962), also known as Solomon Ntsele ("Linda" was his clan name),Gilmore, Inigo,, The Telegraph (UK), 11 June 2000.
Princess Sophia Albertina of Sweden (Sophia Maria Lovisa Fredrika Albertina; 8 October 1753 – 17 March 1829) was the last Princess-Abbess of Quedlinburg Abbey and as such reigned as vassal monarch of the Holy Roman Empire.
The Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, the United Kingdom's lower chamber of Parliament.
The Spiegel affair of 1962 (Spiegel-Affäre) was a political scandal in West Germany.
Spyridon Markezinis or Markesinis (April 22, 1909, Athens – January 4, 2000, Athens) was a Greek politician, longtime member of the Hellenic Parliament, and briefly the 169th Prime Minister of Greece during the aborted attempt at democratization of the Greek military regime in 1973.
Stanislav Varga (born 8 October 1972 in Lipany) is a former football player from Slovakia and last manager of 1. FC Tatran Prešov.
Stanley Kevin Bates (born 8 October 1942 in East Finchley, London) is a British actor and screen writer most famously known for the role of Bungle, and as a scriptwriter, in the children's television programme, Rainbow between 1973 and 1989, season 2 to season 17.
Stephen Shore (born October 8, 1947) is an American photographer known for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography.
Stephenson's Rocket was an early steam locomotive of 0-2-2 wheel arrangement.
Steve Coll (born October 8, 1958) is an American journalist, academic and executive.
Stephen Henry Perry (born October 8, 1963) is an American musician, best known as lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist for the Oregon ska-swing band the Cherry Poppin' Daddies.
Steven Bernstein (born October 8, 1961) is an American trumpeter, slide trumpeter, arranger/composer and bandleader from New York City.
thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.
Susan Raye (born October 8, 1944, Eugene, Oregon) is an American country music singer.
Panagiotis "Takis" Koroneos (Greek Παναγιώτης "Τάκης" Κορωναίος) (born October 8, 1952) is a retired Greek professional basketball player and a professional basketball coach.
Taylor Price (born October 8, 1987) is a former American football wide receiver.
was a Japanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory.
Ted Kooshian (born October 8, 1961) is an American jazz pianist, keyboardist, and composer, who has performed with Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, Marvin Hamlisch, Sarah Brightman, Il Divo, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
The Temple Mount (הַר הַבַּיִת, Har HaBáyit, "Mount of the House "), known to Muslims as the Haram esh-Sharif (الحرم الشريف, al-Ḥaram al-Šarīf, "the Noble Sanctuary", or الحرم القدسي الشريف, al-Ḥaram al-Qudsī al-Šarīf, "the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem") and the Al Aqsa Compound is a hill located in the Old City of Jerusalem that for thousands of years has been venerated as a holy site, in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam alike.
Terry Philip Balsamo II (born October 8, 1972) is an American guitarist.
is a Japanese video game artist, designer and director working for Square Enix (formerly Square).
Thanksgiving (Action de grâce), or Thanksgiving Day (Jour de l'action de grâce) is an annual Canadian holiday, occurring on the second Monday in October, which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year.
The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra was a jazz big band formed by trumpeter Thad Jones and drummer Mel Lewis in New York in 1965.
Thirunalloor Karunakaran (8 October 1924 – 5 July 2006) was a renowned poet, scholar, teacher and leftist intellectual of Kerala, India.
Thomas Cochran (1777 – October 8, 1804) was a Nova Scotia lawyer and judge in Prince Edward Island and Upper Canada.
Thomas Eric Duncan (May 2, 1969 – October 8, 2014) was a Liberian who became the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States on September 30, 2014.
Timo Salonen (born October 8, 1951) is a Finnish former rally driver who won the 1985 World Rally Championship season for Peugeot.
Thomas Dickson Armour III (born October 8, 1959) is an American professional golfer.
Tonga (Tongan: Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga), officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
Travis Alan Pastrana (born October 8, 1983) is an American professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer who has won championships and X Games gold medals in several events, including supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross, and rally racing.
In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.
The Treaty of Ried of 8 October 1813 was a treaty that was signed between Bavaria and Austria.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen (née Albrecht; born 8 October 1958) is a German politician who has been the Minister of Defence since 2013, and she is the first woman in German history to hold that office.
Varsha Bhosle (Marathi: वर्षा भोसले) (1956 –8 October 2012) was an Indian singer, journalist and writer based in Mumbai.
Vladimir Sergeyevich Kisenkov (Владимир Серге́евич Кисенков; born 8 October 1981 in Kaluga) is a Russian footballer.
Walter Gretzky, CM, O.Ont (born October 8, 1938) is a Canadian who is best known as the father of ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky.
Walter Kittredge (October 6, 1834 – July 8, 1905), was a famous musician during the American Civil War.
John Walter Lord, Jr. (October 8, 1917 – May 19, 2002), was an American author, best known for his documentary-style non-fiction account A Night to Remember (1955), about the sinking of the ''RMS Titanic''.
Walter Karl Ernst August von Reichenau (8 October 1884 – 17 January 1942) was a field marshal in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.
The War of the Pacific (Guerra del Pacífico), also known as the Salpeter War (Guerra del Salitre) and by multiple other names (see the etymology section below) was a war between Chile on one side and a Bolivian-Peruvian alliance on the other.
The World Unlimited water speed record is the officially recognised fastest speed achieved by a water-borne vehicle.
The Weather Underground Organization (WUO), commonly known as the Weather Underground, was an American militant radical left-wing organization founded on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan.
Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer and corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican nominee for President.
In medieval historiography, West Francia (Latin: Francia occidentalis) or the Kingdom of the West Franks (regnum Francorum occidentalium) was the western part of Charlemagne's Empire, inhabited and ruled by the Germanic Franks that forms the earliest stage of the Kingdom of France, lasting from about 840 until 987.
Weymouth is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
White Sunday is a national holiday in Samoa falling on the second Sunday of October, with the Monday following a public holiday.
William Corlett (8 October 1938 – 16 August 2005), was an English author, best known for his quartet of children's novels, The Magician's House, published between 1990 and 1992.
William Dwight Porter Bliss (August 20, 1856 – October 8, 1926) was an American Christian Socialist writer, editor, and activist, as well as a pioneer historian of the world socialist movement.
William Henry Stark (March 19, 1851 – October 8, 1936) was an industrial leader whose contributions helped the city of Orange, Texas develop financially.
William John Swainson FLS, FRS (8 October 1789 – 6 December 1855), was an English ornithologist, malacologist, conchologist, entomologist and artist.
Willy Brandt (born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm; 18 December 1913 – 8 October 1992) was a German statesman who was leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 to 1987 and served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1969 to 1974.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
World Space Week (WSW) is an annual holiday observed from 4–10 October in various parts of the world, including Europe and Asia.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xiao Sagezhi (died October 8, 951History of Liao, vol. 5..), formally Empress Huaijie (懷節皇后, "the missed and careful empress"), was an empress of the Khitan Liao dynasty.
Yechezkel ben Yehuda Landau (8 October 1713 – 29 April 1793) was an influential authority in halakha (Jewish law).
The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (or מלחמת יום כיפור,;,, or حرب تشرين), also known as the 1973 Arab–Israeli War, was a war fought from October 6 to 25, 1973, by a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against Israel.
The Yongzheng Emperor (13 December 1678 – 8 October 1735), born Yinzhen, was the fifth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the third Qing emperor to rule over China proper.
Yoshikazu Fujita (born 28 September 1993 in Kyoto) is a Japanese international rugby union player.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
Marius Aristide Yves Giraud-Cabantous (8 October 1904 – 30 March 1973) was a racing driver from France.
Zilpha Keatley Snyder (May 11, 1927 – October 8, 2014) was an American author of books for children and young adults.
Zog I, King of the Albanians (Nalt Madhnija e Tij Zogu I, Mbreti i Shqiptareve,; 8 October 18959 April 1961), born Ahmet Muhtar Zogolli, taking the surname Zogu in 1922, was the leader of Albania from 1922 to 1939.
Zvonimir Boban (born 8 October 1968) is a former Croatian footballer and current Deputy Secretary General of FIFA.
Year 1075 (MLXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1150 (MCL) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1200 (MCC) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1281 (MCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1286 (MCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1317 (MCCCXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1322 (MCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1354 (MCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1361 (MCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1436 (MCDXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1469 (MCDLXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1480 (MCDLXXX) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1515 (MDXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1551 (MDLI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1553 (MDLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1573 (MDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
The French Republic introduced the French Revolutionary Calendar starting with the year I.
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It is historically famous for the wave of revolutions, a series of widespread struggles for more liberal governments, which broke out from Brazil to Hungary; although most failed in their immediate aims, they significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
1992 was designated as.
The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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2005 was designated as.
The 2005 Kashmir earthquake occurred at on 8 October in Pakistan administered areas of Kashmir.
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Year 314 (CCCXIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 319 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
Year 451 (CDLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 705 (DCCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 876 (DCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 923 (CMXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 951 (CMLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 976 (CMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.