On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1967

Historical Events

Music concertMusic Concert

Jim Morrison arrested on stage for disturbing the peace at the New Haven Arena, Connecticut, making him the 1st rock star to be taken into custody during a performance

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nicolae Ceaușescu becomes President of Romania (overthrown 1989)

Dictator of Romania Nicolae Ceausescu
Dictator of Romania
Nicolae Ceausescu

Famous Birthdays

  • Caryn Kadavy, Erie Pa, figure skater
  • Jason Dozzell, English footballer
  • Ray Agnew, NFL nose tackle (Carolina Panthers, NY Giants)

Famous Weddings

  • Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda marries in the White House

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Léon Hammes, Luxembourgian lawyer and President of the European Court of Justice (b. 1898)
1967 Highlights

About December 9, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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