On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Radio Leicester begins broadcasting on VHF, the 1st of 8 local British radio stations (now 40)
  • Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Thorne-Smith, American actress (Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School), born in San Francisco, California
  • Frantisek Kaberle, Czech ice hockey forward (Team Czech Rep), born in Kladno, Czechia
  • Henry Rodriguez, Dominican baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jay Taylor, American NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs), born in San Diego, California
  • Mark Zollitsch, American kayaker (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Orono, Maine
  • Rhonda Kottke, WPVA volleyballer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota