What Happened on December 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)

MurderAssassination Attempt

Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
  • Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • David Diaz, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Katie Henderson, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92
  • Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54
  • Harry Wismer, American original owner of the New York Jets (b. 1913)