What Happened on December 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st human heart transplant performed in South Africa by Dr Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky
  • 32nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 7-3 in Birmingham
  • 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Naeem Akhtar, Rawalpindi cricket medium-pacer (10-28 vs Peshawar 1995)
  • Sharry Konopski, Longview Wash, playmate (August, 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78
  • Francis Spellman, American Bishop and Cardinal of Roman Catholic Church, dies at 78