What Happened on April 19, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Casino Royale" James Bond comedy film starring David Niven and Peter Sellers premieres. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand 1st man in 2:15:45 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:27:17
  • Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
  • Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4½ years

Famous Birthdays

  • Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
  • Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
German Chancellor
Konrad Adenauer