What Happened on June 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A. J. Foyt and Dan Gurney drive a Ford to victory in Le Mans

Racing Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game
  • Mexico becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Carey, actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach)
  • John Doherty, American NLB pitcher, born in the Bronx, New York
  • Mario Chitarroni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Wells, Gong striker for Rank Films, dies at 79