On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 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

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)