On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1967

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Regimini Ecclesiae Universae

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI
  • UK's Marine Offences Bill making pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down

Famous Birthdays

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Indian spiritual leader and filmmaker, born in Sri Gurusar Modia
  • Mike James, Ft Walton FL, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • Peter Hermann, American actor (Beautiful People), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter (This is Not a Pipe), dies at 68
1967 Highlights

About August 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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