On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1967

Historical Events

  • 34th NFL Chicago College All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 ; 70,934 at Soldier Field
  • British pirate radio station Radio 355 resigns air

Music releaseAlbum Release

Pink Floyd releases their first album "The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn", their only record made under the leadership of Syd Barrett.

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rocker Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett
  • Shortwave group ANARC's 1st convention (Chicago)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Carrie Flemmer, Stettler Alberta, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Kembra Pfahler, Hermosa Beach Ca, actress (Gotham Gold)
  • Marcelo Filippini, Uruguay, tennis star
  • Michael Lawrence Marsh, American sprinter (Olympic 200m gold 1992, silver 1996), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies
1967 Highlights

About August 4, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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