What Happened on September 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
  • The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
  • Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Kimberly Peirce, American film director