This Day in History on 8 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 8 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1971 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Navy launches an attack on West Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1935 – Dharmendra, Indian actor, producer, and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History