On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1977

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Ed Koch is elected Mayor of New York City (his 1st term)

  • Greek Archaeologist Manolis Andronikos discovers the tomb of Philip II of Macedon at Vergina

Famous Birthdays

  • Bucky Covington, American entertainer, born in Rockingham, North Carolina
  • Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nick Punto, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bucky Harris, American baseball player and manager (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 81
  • Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87
1977 Highlights

About November 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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