What Happened on December 3, 1967

Historical Events

Event of Interest

1st human heart transplant performed in South Africa by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky

Assassination Attempt

Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

  • Australian Derek Clayton runs world marathon record 2:09:36.4 at the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan
  • Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train

Event of Interest

Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1967 History

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kolb, German writer and pacifist, dies at 97

About December 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles