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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1977

Petr Devyatkin, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)

Birth
1977

Henry Hull, actor (Werewolf of London, Boys Town), dies at 86

Death
1977

Princess Anne announces she's expecting her 1st child (Peter)

Event
1977

Henry L Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond

Event
1977

James Van Der Beek, actor (Dawson's Creek)

Birth
1979

G‚rard Blitz, Dutch 400m swimmer (WR), dies at 78

Death
1979

Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale

Event
1979

China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam

Event
1979

5th People's Choice Awards

Event
1979

1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io)

Event
1980

Greg Chappell 235 and Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad

Event
1980

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1981

"Shakespeare's Cabaret" closes at Bijou Theater NYC after 54 perfs

Event
1981

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic

Event
1981

Dennis Lillee ct by Qld 12th man Dennis Lillie in Shield game

Event
1983

William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80

Death
1983

House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR

Event
1983

IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0

Event
1983

Pres Reagan calls the USSR an "Evil Empire"

Event
1985

Thomas Creighton, US heart patient (3 implants in 46 hrs), dies at 33

Death
1985

Edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack

Death
1985

Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)

Event
1986

Hubert Fichte, writer, dies at 50

Death
1986

4 French TV crew members are abducted in west Beirut Lebanon

Event
1986

Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million

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