November 8th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 11/08/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
On this date...
1880...Legendary French Actress Sarah Bernhardt makes her American debut at a packed Booth's Theater on 23rd Street. Tickets go for as much as $15.
1977...Democratic Congressman Ed Koch defeats Liberal Mario Cuomo and Republican Roy Goodman to win the first of his three three terms as mayor.
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