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 Benjamin, West Indian cricketer, born in St John's, Antigua
1967 Highlights

About April 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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