On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • Surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
  • The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
  • Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Kimberly Peirce, American film director (Boys Don't Cry), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1967 Highlights

About September 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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