What Happened on August 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Regimini Ecclesiae Universae
  • UK's Marine Offences Bill making pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down

Famous Birthdays

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Indian spiritual leader and filmmaker, born in Sri Gurusar Modia
  • Mike James, Ft Walton FL, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • Peter Hermann, American actor (Beautiful People), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68