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October 8th, 2022.

October 8th, 2022, was a Saturday. It was day 281 of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 22 days have passed since October 8th, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on October 8th, 2022?

  • A powerful explosion damages the Kerch bridge between Crimea and Russia.
  • Russia responds to the attack on the Kerch bridge by launching dozens of missiles at civilian targets in Ukraine.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 1 month and 22 days have passed since October 8th, 2022.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1665183600.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to October 8th, 2022.

  • September 8th, 2022: Queen Elizabeth II passes away at the age of 96.
  • September 8th, 2022: Soccer: Graham Potter becomes the new manager of Chelsea.
  • September 8th, 2022: Four people are killed during a shooting spree in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • September 9th, 2022: Donald Trump's lawsuit against Hillary Clinton and former top FBI officials is dismissed by a judge in Florida.
  • September 9th, 2022: It is reported that Ukrainian forces have advanced 50km into Russian held territory and retaken several towns.
  • September 10th, 2022: King Charles III is formally proclaimed to be the next British monarch.
  • September 12th, 2022: Rapper PnB Rock is shot dead during a robbery in Los Angeles.
  • September 13th, 2022: American lawyer Ken Starr passes away at the age of 76.
  • September 13th, 2022: Legislators in West Virginia approve an abortion ban.
  • September 13th, 2022: Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace.
  • September 13th, 2022: 100 troops are killed during fighting on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
  • September 14th, 2022: Protests begin in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini.
  • September 15th, 2022: Tennis legend Roger Federer announces that he is retiring.
  • September 15th, 2022: Florida's governor, Ron DeSantis, sends two chartered planes containing immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
  • September 16th, 2022: FedEx warns of a global recession, citing a drop in demand for global packages.
  • September 17th, 2022: Soccer: It is reported that Mathias Pogba has been charged with exorting his younger brother, Paul Pogba.
  • September 18th, 2022: A huge GTA 6 leak containing gameplay footage is released online.
  • September 18th, 2022: Hurricane Fiona knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico.
  • September 18th, 2022: US President Joe Biden promises to defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion.
  • September 19th, 2022: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II takes place.
  • September 20th, 2022: Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine admits that he "crossed the line" following allegations that he cheated on his pregnant wife.
  • September 21st, 2022: The crime series "Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story", is released on Netflix.
  • September 21st, 2022: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces partial military mobilization in the war in Ukraine.
  • September 21st, 2022: More than 1,300 people are arrested during anti-mobilisation protests in Russia.
  • September 21st, 2022: New York Attorney General Letitia James launches a fraud lawsuit against former US President Donald Trump and three of his children.
  • September 21st, 2022: At least 8 people are killed during a crackdown against protests in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini.
  • September 22nd, 2022: Sam Smith and Kim Petras release the song "Unholy".
  • September 23rd, 2022: The psychological thriller film "Don't Worry Darling" is released.
  • September 23rd, 2022: Russia's annexation referendums begin in occupied Ukraine.
  • September 23rd, 2022: Military-aged men flee Russia following Putin's mobilisation order.
  • September 23rd, 2022: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss and finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng announce tax cuts and deregulation.
  • September 24th, 2022: Mahsa Amini protests: It is reported that up to 35 people have been killed during protests in Iran.
  • September 25th, 2022: Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni and her "Brothers of Italy" party win the 2022 Italian general election.
  • September 25th, 2022: Unsubstantiated rumors about a coup in China go viral on social media.
  • September 26th, 2022: A gunman kills 15 people at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk.
  • September 26th, 2022: NASA's DART spacecraft successfully collides with an asteroid.
  • September 26th, 2022: The last FIFA game is released by EA Sports.
  • September 27th, 2022: It is reported that the Nord Stream pipelines have been ruptured by a possible sabotage operation.
  • September 27th, 2022: The IMF calls on the United Kingdom to revise its "unfunded" tax cuts given its inflation pressures.
  • September 28th, 2022: The Bank of England launches an emergency bond-buying programme after UK borrowing costs begin to soar.
  • September 28th, 2022: Rap star Coolio dies at the age of 59.
  • September 29th, 2022: Hurricane Ian hits Florida.
  • September 30th, 2022: Hocus Pocus 2 is released on Disney+.
  • September 30th, 2022: The psychological horror film "Smile" is released.
  • September 30th, 2022: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces the annexation of four Ukrainian territories.
  • September 30th, 2022: A search begins for 12-year-old Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett.
  • October 1st, 2022: Ukrainian forces recapture the city of Lyman.
  • October 1st, 2022: More than 125 people are killed after a stampede occurs during a football game at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia.
  • October 3rd, 2022: Ukraine begins to break through Russia's defensive lines in the northeast of the Kherson region.
  • October 4th, 2022: The video game "Overwatch 2" is released.
  • October 4th, 2022: North Korea fires an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan.
  • October 4th, 2022: Elon Musk abandons his legal battle with Twitter by offering to buy the company for the originally agreed price of $44 billion.
  • October 6th, 2022: A former police officer kills more than 30 people at a childcare facility in northeastern Thailand.
  • October 7th, 2022: The documentary "Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes" is released on Netflix.
  • October 7th, 2022: Ten people are killed during a gas explosion at a petrol station in the Creeslough area of Donegal, Ireland.
  • October 7th, 2022: Kanye West is banned from Instagram for posting anti-Jewish content.
  • This date: October 8th, 2022
  • October 11th, 2022: "Murder, She Wrote" actress, Angela Lansbury, passes away at the age of 96.
  • October 11th, 2022: Prosecutors in Baltimore drop murder charges against Adnan Syed over the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.
  • October 12th, 2022: Alex Jones is ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in damages to the Sandy Hook families.
  • October 13th, 2022: Five people are killed when a 15-year-old gunman commits a mass shooting in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • October 14th, 2022: The horror film "Halloween Ends" is released.
  • October 14th, 2022: Actor Robbie Coltrane, who portrayed Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie series, passes away at the age of 72.
  • October 14th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss sacks chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.
  • October 15th, 2022: 11 Russian soldiers are shot dead by two of their fellow volunteers.
  • October 16th, 2022: Soccer: Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood is charged with rape.
  • October 17th, 2022: English rugby side "Wasps" are placed into administration.
  • October 17th, 2022: Russia launches kamikaze drone strikes on Kyiv.
  • October 17th, 2022: Kanye West agrees to buy the social network Parler.
  • October 17th, 2022: Soccer: Karim Benzema wins the 2022 Ballon d'Or.
  • October 17th, 2022: Comedian James Corden is banned from the Balthazar restaurant in New York City.
  • October 19th, 2022: Russia announces that it is evacuating civilians from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson.
  • October 19th, 2022: Russian President Vladimir Putin declares martial law in annexed Ukrainian regions.
  • October 20th, 2022: Liz Truss resigns as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after just six weeks in office.
  • October 20th, 2022: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy claims that Russia is planning to blow up the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam.
  • October 21st, 2022: The superhero film "Black Adam" is released.
  • October 21st, 2022: Donald Trump's former advisor Steve Bannon is sentenced to four months in prison for contempt of Congress.
  • October 21st, 2022: Canada prohibits new handgun sales.
  • October 21st, 2022: It is reported that Ukrainian forces are continuing to put pressure on Russian positions in occupied Kherson.
  • October 21st, 2022: Taylor Swift releases her song "Anti-Hero".
  • October 23rd, 2022: UK Politics: Boris Johnson drops out of race to become Prime Minister.
  • October 24th, 2022: It is announced that Rishi Sunak will become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • October 24th, 2022: Comedian and actor Leslie Jordan dies following a car crash at the age of 67.
  • October 25th, 2022: Rishi Sunak becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • October 25th, 2022: Adidas ends its partnership with Kanye West following the rapper's antisemitic remarks.
  • October 25th, 2022: Russia's Security Council calls for the "desatanisation" of Ukraine.
  • October 26th, 2022: Rapper Kanye West is "escorted" out of a Skechers office after showing up unannounced.
  • October 26th, 2022: Darrell Brooks is found guilty of killing six people with his SUV at a Christmas parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • October 26th, 2022: Madame Tussauds in London announces that it has removed its wax figure of Kanye West from public view.
  • October 27th, 2022: Shares of Meta tumble by 25% in response to Mark Zuckerberg's heavy spending on the metaverse.
  • October 28th, 2022: The video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II" (2022 remake) is released.
  • October 28th, 2022: Elon Musk completes his takeover of Twitter.
  • October 28th, 2022: Rihanna releases her song "Lift Me Up".
  • October 28th, 2022: The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is seriously assaulted at their home.
  • October 28th, 2022: Rock 'n roll singer Jerry Lee Lewis dies at the age of 87.
  • October 28th, 2022: The war film "All Quiet on the Western Front" is released on Netflix.
  • October 29th, 2022: At least 154 people are killed in a crowd crush during Halloween festivities in Seoul, South Korea.
  • October 29th, 2022: Boxing: Jake Paul beats Anderson Silva on points.
  • October 30th, 2022: Inacio Lula da Silva defeats Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 Brazilian presidential election.
  • October 30th, 2022: At least 141 people are killed after a suspension bridge collapses in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
  • October 31st, 2022: Thousands of accounts are mistakenly suspended on Instagram.
  • October 31st, 2022: The Washington Post reports that Twitter is planning on laying off 25% of its workforce.
  • October 31st, 2022: Jair Bolsonaro's supporters begin to block roads in Brazil.
  • November 1st, 2022: Rap star "Takeoff" is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • November 1st, 2022: Elon Musk announces that Twitter will begin charging verified accounts $8 per month.
  • November 3rd, 2022: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is shot in the foot during a rally.
  • November 3rd, 2022: US basketball player Kyrie Irving is suspended by the Brooklyn Nets amid allegations of anti-Semitism.
  • November 4th, 2022: Elon Musk decides to fire half of Twitter's staff due to the platform losing $4 million per day.
  • November 4th, 2022: Drake and 21 Savage release the song "Rich Flex".
  • November 5th, 2022: Singer Aaron Carter dies at the age of 34.
  • November 6th, 2022: Twitter bans comedian Kathy Griffin for impersonating Elon Musk.
  • November 7th, 2022: Soccer: Liverpool FC is put up for sale.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 8th, 2022, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 is the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 2022 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on October 8th, 2022.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in October, 2022.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2022.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 8th.

Jesse Jackson

Activist.
Born on October 8th, 1941
He turned 81 on this day in 2022.

R. L. Stine

Author.
Born on October 8th, 1943
He turned 79 on this day in 2022.

Chevy Chase

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1943
He turned 79 on this day in 2022.

Sigourney Weaver

Actress.
Born on October 8th, 1949
She turned 73 on this day in 2022.

Matt Damon

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1970
He turned 52 on this day in 2022.

Nick Cannon

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1980
He turned 42 on this day in 2022.

Bruno Mars

Singer.
Born on October 8th, 1985
He turned 37 on this day in 2022.

Barbara Palvin

Hungarian model.
Born on October 8th, 1993
She turned 29 on this day in 2022.

Bella Thorne

Actress.
Born on October 8th, 1997
She turned 25 on this day in 2022.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 8th, 2022.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Liz Truss was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 2022 was most likely conceived around January 15th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 2022 is close to July 1st, 2023.

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Stats for October 8th, 2022

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 8th, 2022.

  • A total of 53 days have passed since this date.
  • 7 weeks have passed.
  • 4,582,800 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,346,600 times.
  • Since October 8th, 2022, the Earth has travelled approximately 2,364,724,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 763,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 394,121 steps. That's about 175 miles!
  • Since this date, 54,994 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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