On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen

Famous Birthdays

  • Neil Mitchell, Scottish rock keyboardist (Wet Wet Wet - "Good Night Gir"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.
  • Stephane Simian, French tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Elliot Griffis, American composer, dies at 74
1967 Highlights

About June 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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