On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Radja, Croatian basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Split, Croatia
  • Leslie M. Marx, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Omar Vizquel, Venezuelan shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians), born in Caracas
  • Pamela Bustin, American field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Somerset, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • Vladimir M Komarov, cosmonaut (Voshkod I), dies in Soyuz 1 at 40