On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1967

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivonne Reyes, Venezuelan actress, born in Valencia, Venezuela

Famous Deaths


Person of interestClement Attlee

Clement Attlee, British politician, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1945-51), dies at 84

British Prime Minister Clement Attlee
British Prime Minister
Clement Attlee
  • Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), dies at 61
1967 Highlights

About October 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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