What Happened on January 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 2 homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate, Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84, injuring 140
  • KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Larry Donald, US boxer (Olympic-92), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Peter Loran, Teaneck NJ, rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss, "the Zigeunerbaron," buried
  • Johnny Keane, baseball player/mgr (Cards, NY Yanks), dies at 55