On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126.
  • French author RĂ©gis Debray caught in Bolivia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins his 1st game, helps beat Cubs, 6-1

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver
  • US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan McLoughlin, Irish soccer midfielder (42 caps Rep of Ireland; Swindon Town, Portsmouth), born in Manchester, England (d. 2021)
  • J. D. Roth, American TV host (Fun House), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Lara Jill Miller, American actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater), born in Long Beach, New York
  • Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player (PDC World C'ship 2007; BDO World C'ship 1998, 99, 2003, 05; Premier League 2014), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Townsend Saunders, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in White Sands, New Mexico
1967 Highlights

About April 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus