Historical Events In November - 08
Saturday, 08 May 2021
1967 On this day in history 1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)
1968 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John on this day in history.
1968 On November - 08 wendell Corey, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies at 54
1969 On November - 08 kam Tong, actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Mr Garlund), dies at 62
1970 Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal on this day in history.
1973 Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai on this day in history.
1974 Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60 on November - 08.
1978 On this day in history norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84
1978 On November - 08 norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84
1979 On November - 08 aBC broadcasts "Iran Crisis American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline")
1979 On this day in history sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63
1979 ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline") on this day in history.
1980 On November - 08 voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
1983 Martha Layne Collins (D) elected first female governor of Kentucky on this day in history.
1983 On November - 08 sTS-9 vehicle again moves to launch pad
1983 On November - 08 w Wilson Goode (D) elected first black mayor of Philadelphia
1983 On November - 08 robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure
1984 On November - 08 anna Fisher becomes the first "mom" to go into orbit
1984 On this day in history sTS 51-A mission; launch
1984 On this day in history carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81
1985 On this day in history atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission
1986 Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78 on November - 08.
1987 11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service on November - 08.
1988 On November - 08 900 die as earthquake hits China
1988 George Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) for Presidency on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history george Bush elected as US President
1988 On this day in history vice President George Bush defeats Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to become president of the U.S.
1989 On November - 08 andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67
1990 On November - 08 100,000 additional US troops are sent to the Persian gulf
1990 On November - 08 saddam fires his army chief & threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula
1990 Anya Seton, US author, dies on this day in history.
1991 The Carol Burnette Show premieres on CBS-TV on November - 08.
1991 Christine Felsmann, dies on this day in history.
1992 Alexander Dubcek, pres of Czechoslovakia (1968-69), dies on November - 08.