The day is the 400th anniversary of the birth of Henry IV of France (December 13, 1553).
The day is November 8 in the Japanese calendar and is also the 400th anniversary of the birth of Henry IV of France (November 8, 1553 in the Japanese calendar).
He is the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt begin the third and final Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) of Apollo 17. This is the last manned mission to the moon of the 20th century.
It is ratified in accordance with a presidential proclamation issued by President Ferdinand E. Marcos.
The new constitution changed the form of government from presidential to parliamentary and allowed Marcos to stay in power beyond 1973.