What Happened on April 24, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2
  • Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Radja, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Leslie M Marx, Ft Belvoir Va, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
  • Omar Vizquel, Venezuelan shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians), born in Caracas
  • Pam[ela] Bustin, Somerset Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • Vladimir M Komarov, cosmonaut (Voshkod I), dies in Soyuz 1 at 40