Archive for October 8th, 2020

October 8th in History

October 8th in History

on October 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 84 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Palatias and Laurentia Pelagia (Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churces) San Ernesto, Che Guevara as a saint. (Bolivian campesinos) William Dwight Porter Bliss and Richard T. Ely (Episcopal […]

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A Little Truck Race History; Talladega 2006

A Little Truck Race History; Talladega 2006

on October 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, NASCAR

The 2006 UAW-Ford 500 was an American stock car racing competition. Held on October 8 at Talladega Superspeedway, the 188-lap race was the 30th in the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and the fourth in the ten-race, season-ending Chase for the Nextel Cup. Brian Vickers (pictured) of Hendrick Motorsports won the first race of his career; Kasey Kahnefinished second, and […]

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