On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126.
  • French author RĂ©gis Debray caught in Bolivia
  • NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins his 1st game
  • NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
  • US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
  • Miroslav Stefanovic, Yugoslavian soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Townsend Saunders, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in White Sands, New Mexico