On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1967

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles) hits into MLB record 4th career triple play

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson
Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman
Brooks Robinson
  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Dean Chance throws a perfect no-hitter vs Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings before game is called because of weather

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Pro comperto sane

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Archbishop Alexy (Bondarenko), Ukrainian-born theologian
  • Mike Greenberg, American sportscaster
  • Willie Williams, NFL/CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts, New Orleans Saints)
1967 Highlights

About August 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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