On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "At the Drop of Another Hat" closes at Booth NYC after 105 performances
  • 1st Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight
  • 31st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Gay Brewer wins his only major title by 1 stroke over runner-up Bobby Nichols
  • Shortwave broadcaster Radio NY Worldwide's transmitter burns down

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Kahn, American visual and performance artist and co-founder of the arts ensemble Processional Arts Workshop
  • Graeme Lloyd, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia