On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • Helen Weston of Detroit rolls a record 4,585 in 24 games

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats local favourite Anne Jones 6-3, 6-4 for the 2nd of 3 straight Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestFatima Jinnah

Fatima Jinnah, Mother of Pakistan, sister and close adviser of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, dies officially of a heart failure at 73 but rumors of foul play by the military junta persist

Mother of Pakistan Fatima Jinnah
Mother of Pakistan
Fatima Jinnah
  • Vivian Leigh, English stage and film actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind, Blanche DuBois-A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53
1967 Highlights

About July 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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