On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1967

Historical Events

  • Expo 67 opens in Montreal, Canada, featuring a giant Biosphere designed by Buckminster Fuller
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Avni, Israeli entertainer and TV host, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • Bridgette Gordon, American basketball forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic gold 1988), born in DeLand, Florida
  • Erik Thomson, Scottish-New Zealand actor (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Jason Whitlock, American sports journalist, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician, born in Edinburgh, Scotland


Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands (2013-present), born in Utrecht, Netherlands

1967 Highlights

About April 27, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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