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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1972

Chris Fydler, Sydney NSW NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

Nicole Teter, San Diego Calif, 800m runner

Birth
1973

Tara Johnson, Miss USA-Wisconsin (1997)

Birth
1973

Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai

Event
1973

Frantisek Kaberle, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Oly-gold-1998)

Birth
1974

British Lord Lucan disappears

Event
1974

Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60

Death
1974

Bundy victim (?) Debi Kent disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah

Event
1975

Brevin Knight, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Birth
1975

Nick Bockwinkle beats Verne Gagne in St Paul, to become NWA champ

Event
1976

Brett Lee, cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative)

Birth
1978

Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84

Death
1978

Tom Stoppard's "Night and Day," premieres in London

Event
1979

ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (forerunner to "Nightline")

Event
1979

Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy," premieres in NYC

Event
1979

Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63

Death
1980

Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn

Event
1981

Christian Democrats looses Belgium parliamentary election

Event
1981

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

Event
1983

W Wilson Goode (D) elected 1st black mayor of Philadelphia

Event
1983

STS-9 vehicle again moves to launch pad

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1983

Martha Layne Collins (D) elected 1st female governor of Kentucky

Event
1983

Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure

Death
1984

1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test

Event
1984

Anna Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit

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