On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals
  • The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager, born in Stretford, United Kingdom
  • Jeff George, American NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Marina Augusta Baker, English glamour model (Playboy playmate Mar, 1987) and politician, born in Windsor England,
  • Ron George, American linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Tony Mayberry, American NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889)

Person of interestRobert Henry Lawrence, Jr.

Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., 1st African-American astronaut and U.S. Air Force major, dies in a crash of an F-104 Starfighter while training at 32

1967 Highlights

About December 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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