On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1967

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty

Famous Birthdays

  • Brent Muscat, American hard rock musician (Faster Pussycat - "Wake Me When It's Over"), born in Hollywood, California
  • Melina Kanakaredes, American actress (Eleni Andros-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Rhéal Cormier, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals; Philadelphia Phillies; Boston Red Sox), born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 2021) [1]
1967 Highlights

About April 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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