On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Henry L Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond, Virginia
  • Princess Anne announces she's expecting her 1st child (Peter)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJames Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek, American actor (Dawson's Creek), born in Cheshire, Connecticut

  • Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Hull, American actor (Werewolf of London, Boys Town), dies at 86