November 8, 1983 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Martha Layne Collins (D) elected 1st female governor of Kentucky
  • STS-9 vehicle again moves to launch pad
  • W Wilson Goode (D) elected 1st black mayor of Philadelphia

Deaths in History

  • Mordecai Kaplan, Rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism (b. 1881)
  • Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure