What Happened in September 1967

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 KMNE TV channel 7 in Bassett, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 SF Giants beat Cincinnati Reds, 1-0, in 21 innings
  • Sep 1 WIRT TV channel 13 in Hibbing, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 WJRJ (WTCG, WTBS) TV channel 17 in Atlanta, GA (IND) begins
  • Sep 2 KUHI (now KSNF) TV channel 16 in Joplin, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 2 The Principality of Sealand is established, ruled by Prince Paddy Roy Bates.
  • Sep 3 Final episode of "What's My Line?" hosted by John Charles Daly on CBS TV
  • Sep 3 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sep 3 Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu

CommunicationSweden Switches to Driving on the Right Hand Side

Sep 3 Sweden begins driving on right-hand side of road

  • Sep 3 WJPM TV channel 33 in Florence, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Jerry Lewis' 2nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 Train crash at Arnhem, Netherlands, kills 5
  • Sep 5 -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas
  • Sep 5 KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 5 WEBA TV channel 14 in Allendale, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 8 Surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
  • Sep 8 Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic
  • Sep 8 The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
  • Sep 9 1st successful Test flight of a Saturn V
  • Sep 9 Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968
  • Sep 9 Uganda declares independence from Great Britain
  • Sep 10 Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0
  • Sep 10 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic
  • Sep 10 Gibraltar votes 12,138 to 44 to remain British & not Spanish
  • Sep 10 Joel Horlen revives Chicago's pennant hopes with a 5-0 no-hit win
  • Sep 10 KVVU TV channel 5 in Henderson-Las Vegas, NV (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 10 87th U.S. Men's National Championship: John Newcombe beats Clark Graebner (6-4, 6-4, 8-6)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 81st U.S. Women's National Championship: Billie Jean King beats Ann Jones (11-9, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Sep 11 A's drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
  • Sep 11 Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England
  • Sep 11 French president De Gaulle visits Poland
  • Sep 11 Indian/Chinese border fights
  • Sep 11 US Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
  • Sep 11 WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 14 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
  • Sep 14 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge & Sanctuary opens in Bronx
  • Sep 15 KPOB TV channel 15 in Poplar Bluff, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 Anni Pede runs female world record marathon (3:07:26)
  • Sep 16 KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Sep 17 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Sep 17 Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
  • Sep 17 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
  • Sep 17 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • Sep 18 Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada
  • Sep 18 Intrepid (US) beats Dame Pattie (Aust) in 21st America's Cup
  • Sep 19 Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
  • Sep 20 Benin separates from Nigeria
  • Sep 20 British liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank Scotland
  • Sep 20 Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38
  • Sep 20 WCAE TV channel 50 in St John, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 20 WCIX TV channel 6 in Miami, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 22 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
  • Sep 22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Sep 23 Greek Colonels' regime frees ex-premier Georgios Papandreou
  • Sep 23 Radio Malta stops testing
  • Sep 24 Cards Jim Bakken kicks 7 field goals vs Steelers
  • Sep 24 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • Sep 25 WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 26 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow
  • Sep 27 Phillies Jim Bunning ties NL record of 5, 1-0 losses in a year
  • Sep 27 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 28 Walter Washington elected 1st mayor of Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 29 -Oct 29] Rome: 1st bishop synod
  • Sep 29 Gladys Knight & Pips releases "I Heard it Through the Grapevine"
  • Sep 29 Intl Monetary Fund reforms world monetary system
  • Sep 29 Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead & plays the Straightater
  • Sep 30 BBC starts its own popular music radio station (Radio 1)
  • Sep 30 Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
  • Sep 30 USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete 1st automatic docking

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 David Whissell, Quebec politician
  • Sep 2 Andreas Möller, German footballer
  • Sep 3 Chris Gatling, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Sep 3 Luis Gonzalez, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 4 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer
  • Sep 5 Michele Ebadi, Miss Nebraska-America (1991), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 5 Rein van Duynhoven, soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV)
  • Sep 5 India Hicks, English model
  • Sep 6 Amy Lynn Baxter, model (Penthouse Pet 1990)
  • Sep 7 Kathaleen K Cutone, Olenoridge NJ, figure skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
  • Sep 7 Toby Jones, British actor
  • Sep 7 Leslie Jones Comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 8 Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 8 Kimberly Peirce, American film director
  • Sep 9 B J Armstrong, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Sep 9 Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, Metisse,)
  • Sep 9 Akshay Kumar, Indian Actor
  • Sep 11 Kendra Lee Ruwe, Madison Idaho, Miss Idaho-America (1991)
  • Sep 11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, singer (We Are in Love), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 11 Maria Bartiromo, financial broadcast journalist
  • Sep 12 Pat Listach, Natchitoches LA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Sep 12 Louis C.K. [Louis Székely] Comedian (Louie), born in Washington D. C.
  • Sep 13 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 13 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest)
  • Sep 14 John Smit, soccer player (NAC)
  • Sep 15 Dexter Carter, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
  • Sep 15 Jerry Dixon, heavy metal bassist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • Sep 16 Bernie Parmalee, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sep 16 Dana Dormann, Oxnard CA, LPGA golfer (1993 McCall's LPGA Classic
  • Sep 16 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics-96)
  • Sep 16 Hiroya Oku, Japanese Manga-ka
  • Sep 17 Dan Dupuis, Ashcroft BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Canadian Golf)
  • Sep 17 Derek Ware, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • Sep 17 Malik Yoba, actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams)
  • Sep 17 Maurice Hurst, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Sep 18 Ricky Bell, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 18 Tara Fitzgerald, Sussex England, actress (Siren)
  • Sep 19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 19 Alexander Karelin, Russian wrestler
  • Sep 20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics-96)
  • Sep 20 Gunnar Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)
  • Sep 20 Kristen Johnston, actress (Sally Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • Sep 20 Martin Harrison, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 20 Matthew Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)
  • Sep 21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics-92, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • Sep 21 Romeo van Aerde, soccer player (RKC)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 21 Faith Hill [Audrey Faith Perry], American country pop singer ("Breathe", "Cry"), born in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
  • Sep 21 Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer (Barenaked Ladies)
  • Sep 22 Elfrid Payton, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Sep 22 Harald Hasselbach, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Sep 22 Matt Howard, Fall River MA, infielder (NY Yankees)
  • Sep 22 Matt Besser, American comedian
  • Sep 22 Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
  • Sep 22 Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • Sep 23 LisaRaye, American actress
  • Sep 24 Chris Swan, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Sep 24 Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 24 Roland Jansen, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 25 Lezlie Lund, Tolna ND, Miss ND-America (1991)
  • Sep 25 Kim Issel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 26 Craig Janney, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 26 Martha Nix, Orange County California, actress (Serena-Waltons)
  • Sep 26 Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Jason Dungjen, pairs skater (& Kyoko Ina), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 27 Uche Okechukwu, Nigerian international soccer player
  • Sep 28 Darion Conner, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • Sep 28 Jake Reed, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 28 Moon Unit Zappa, rocker (Valley Girl), Frank's daughter
  • Sep 28 Oswald Drawdy, Hampton SC, Canadian Tour golfer (1987 SC Amateur)
  • Sep 28 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • Sep 29 Dave Silvestri, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 30 Nadine Handford, Adelaide Aust, golfer (1993 T77 Alpine Aust Ladies)
  • Sep 30 Yorkis Perez, Bajos de Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 16 Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 1 Ilja Ehrenburg, writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61
  • Sep 1 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (b. 1906)
  • Sep 3 David Cohen, historian and chairman of the Jewish Council, dies at 84
  • Sep 9 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69
  • Sep 11 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
  • Sep 13 Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38
  • Sep 14 Mohammed Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian vice-PM, commits suicide at 47
  • Sep 15 Eva McKenzie, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • Sep 15 Hans Haug, Swiss classical composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 18 John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • Sep 19 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • Sep 19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884)
  • Sep 19 Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  • Sep 20 Henri Mulet, French composer, dies at 88
  • Sep 24 Orville Caldwell, Deputy Major (LA-1940), dies at 71
  • Sep 24 Robert H van Gulik, diplomat/writer (Judge Tie), dies
  • Sep 27 Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, dies at 80
  • Sep 29 Carson McCullers, US author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 50
  • Sep 29 Ludwig Donath, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), dies of leukemia at 67