On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

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
  • Jeff George, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders)
  • Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  • Marina Augusta Baker, English glamour model ( Playboy playmate Mar, 1987) and politician, born in Windsor England,
  • Ron George, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Tony Mayberry, NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs)

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