On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1967

Historical Events

Music 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

Historic Event

Nicolae Ceaușescu becomes President of Romania (overthrown in 1989)


Famous Birthdays

  • Caryn Kadavy, American figure skater, born in Erie, Pennsylvania,
  • Jason Dozzell, English footballer
  • Ray Agnew, NFL nose tackle, 1990-2000 (New England Patriots; New York Giants; St. Louis Rams), and executive (Los Angeles Rams; Detroit Lions), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Famous Weddings

  • US President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda (23) marries US Marine Captain Charles Robb (28) 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? 53 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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