On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 8th Heisman Trophy Award: Frank Sinkwich, Georgia (HB)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Elliott, rock drummer (The Hollies), born in Burnley, Lancashire
  • Hemant Kanitkar, cricketer (batted in two Tests India v WI 1974)
  • Mario Savio, American political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAlbert Kahn

Albert Kahn, architect of Detroit, dies at 73

Architect of Detroit Albert Kahn
Architect of Detroit
Albert Kahn