On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1967

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNBA Record

'76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Gait, Canadian lacrosse player

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890)
1967 Highlights

About April 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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