On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)
  • MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Caroline Chausson, French mountain-bike rider, born in Dijon, France
  • Erna Siikavirta, Finnish musician (Deathlike Silence), born in Espoo, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, dies at 75
1977 Highlights

About October 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra