On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1967

Historical Events

  • Asif Iqbal & Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt v Eng
  • Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet, born in EspaƱa, Manila

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), dies of cancer at 47
  • Charles Darrow, American businessman who modified and popularized Monopoly game, dies at 78
1967 Highlights

About August 28, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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