What Happened on December 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A terrible Yankee trade, Roger Maris for Card's Charlie Smith

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • US & USSR sign treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Allan Martin, Bluffton OH, PGA golfer (1995 Buick-2nd)
  • Jeff Tremaine, American television and film director
  • Joe Staysniak, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Matthew Laborteaux, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sinéad O'Connor, Irish musician

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor

Famous Deaths

  • Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (b. 1899)