1877 – Hans Heysen the German-Austrian painter was born on the 8th October 1877 (died 1968).
1904 – Edmonton, Alberta was incorporated as a city on the 8th October 1904.
1904 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan was incorporated as a city on the 8th October 1904.
1939 – Paul Hogan the Australian actor was born on the 8th October 1939.
1943 – Chevy Chase the American comedian and actor was born on the 8th October 1943.
1943 – R. L. Stine the American author, screenwriter, and producer was born on the 8th October 1943.
1970 – Matt Damon the American actor, screenwriter, and producer was born on the 8th October 1970.
1982 – Cats opened on Broadway on the 8th October 1982, and ran for almost 18 years before closing on the 10th September 2000.
1985 ~ Bruno Mars the American singer-songwriter and record producer was born Peter Hernandez on the 8th October 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. “24K Magic” is a 2016 hit song written & performed by Bruno Mars, with over 1 billion views on YouTube…
Today in History for October 8th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…