On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1967

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 Komarov, Soviet cosmonaut (Voshkod I, Soyuz 1) and the 1st human to die in a space flight, dies in Soyuz 1 at 40
1967 Highlights

About April 24, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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