On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1976

Historical Events

  • A series of earthquakes spreads panic in the Greek city of Thessaloniki, which is evacuated

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • Colin Strause, American director and one half of the Brothers Strause, born in Waukegan, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Gottfried von Cramm, German tennis player (French C'ship 1934, 36), dies in a car accident at 67
1976 Highlights

About November 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio