On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

MurderAssassination 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Katie Henderson, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kolb, German writer and pacifist, dies at 97
  • Harry Wismer, American sports broadcaster and original owner of the New York Jets, dies at 54