On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • 121st Grand National: John Buckingham aboard rank 100/1 outsider Foinavon avoids famous carnage to win by 15 lengths from favourite Honey End
  • 12th Eurovision Song Contest: Sandie Shaw for United Kingdom wins singing "Puppet on a String" in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Arwyn Davies, Welsh actor
  • Kenneth Charlie Griffith Benjamin, cricketer (WI like his namesake)
1967 Highlights

About April 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries