On This Day: December 08th
This is 342nd day of the year and 23 days remain in the year.
The American Federation of Labor was founded at a convention of union leaders in Columbus, Ohio.
Communist attacks forced the Chinese Nationalist government to flee to the island of Formosa (Taiwan).
Former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir died.
John Lennon, former member of the Beatles, was shot and killed in New York City by a deranged fan.
President Bill Clinton signed The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into law.
December 08 BirthdaysEli Whitney1765–1825, American inventor.
Sammy Davis, Jr.singer, actor
Jim Morrisonrock musician
Sinead O'Connorsinger, songwriter
William C. Durantmanufacturer
Christinaqueen of Sweden
Mary, Queen of Scotsqueen
Lee J. Cobbactor