What Happened on May 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Silver hits record $1.60 an ounce in London
  • Tennessee Governor Ellington approves the repeal of the Butler Act or "Monkey Law", upheld in 1925 Scopes Trial

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinz-Harald Frentzen, German F1 driver
  • Jaime Gomez, Nike golfer (1992 Boise Open), born in Arlington, Texas
  • Karl Dunbar, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Rob Base, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Clyde, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick, dies at 75
  • Richard Ainley, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion), dies at 56