On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • 43rd Heisman Trophy Award: Earl Campbell, Texas (RB)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsa Benítez, Mexican supermodel, born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Ryan Newman, American NASCAR driver, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Sébastien Chabal, French rugby union footballer, born in Valence, France
1977 Highlights

About December 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius