What Happened on August 6, 1967

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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

  • 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

Historic Publication

Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Pro comperto sane

1967 History

Famous Birthdays

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

About August 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Light My Fire - The Doors
  • UK #1 Song: San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott Mckenzie