What Happened on December 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Girl Who Came to Supper" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 performances
  • Frank Sinatra Jr is kidnapped

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright/Dave Ragan Jr wins LPGA Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Golf

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Pan Am Flight 214 crashes outside Elkton, Maryland with 81 killed. Only case of lighting causing air crash

Famous Birthdays

  • Toshiaki Kawada, Japanese professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Field Marshal Sarit Dhanarajata, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1908)