On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Greek DC-6B crashes in storm at Athens, 93 killed
  • Police surprise attack on Black-Panthers in LA

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoon Kuil, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • Steve Van Wormer, American actor
  • Victor Green, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets)

Famous Deaths

  • Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80