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 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, Beverly Hills California, TV host (Fun House)
  • Lara Jill Miller, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater)
  • Miroslav Stefanovic, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Townsend Saunders, White Sands NM, freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96)