On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1967

Historical Events

  • 28th Venice Film Festival: "Belle de Jour" directed by Luis Bunuel wins Golden Lion
  • Dean Chance pitches a 2-1 no-hitter, & Twins sweep Cleveland
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber demands US stop bombing North Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Gove, British politician, born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Myron Guyton, American NFL full safety (NE Patriots), born in Metcalf, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, dies at 67
  • Dilawar Hussain, Indian cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies at 60
1967 Highlights

About August 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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