On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1977

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
1977 Highlights

About March 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces