On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1967

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Guatemalan author Miguel Ángel Asturias is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline and George Wald "for discoveries about the make-up of the eye

Scientist George Wald
Scientist
George Wald

Famous Deaths

  • Brasílio Itiberê da Cunha Luz, Brazilian composer, dies at 71
  • Carl Cunningham, rocker (Bar-kays), killed in a plane crash
  • Jimmy King, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash

Person of interestOtis Redding

Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter (Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay), dies in a plane crash at 26

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
  • Phalin Jones, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in plane crash
  • Ron Caldwell, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash
1967 Highlights

About December 10, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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