What Happened on November 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ed Koch is elected Mayor of New York (his 1st term)
  • Manolis Andronikos, a Greek Archaeologist and professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, discovers the tomb of Philip II of Macedon at Vergina.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bucky Covington, American entertainer
  • Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer
  • Nick Punto, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896)
  • Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87