On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1967

Historical Events

  • 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

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • 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

Historic Event

Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kolb, German writer and pacifist, dies at 97
1967 Highlights

About December 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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