On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1967

Historical Events

  • Izaak Samkalden becomes mayor of Amsterdam
  • WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregg Jefferies, American infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies), born in Burlingame, California
  • Lori Endicott, American volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Kansas City, Missouri
1967 Highlights

About August 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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