What Happened on December 1, 1967

Historical Events

  • Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the 2 American League baseball expansion franchises; new team named the Seattle Pilots

NBA Record

Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scores 52 points in 76ers' 133-109 win over Seattle SuperSonics; sets NBA record for 22 free throw misses

Historic Event

Queen Elizabeth II inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope

  • Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams

Album Release

Track Records releases the Jimi Hendrix Experience's 2nd studio album "Axis: Bold as Love" in the UK, just seven months after their debut release


Famous Birthdays

  • Nestor Carbonell, American actor (Luis-Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York
  • Reggie Sanders, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1991-2007, All-Star 1995; World Series 2001 (Cincinnati Reds, Arizona Diamondbacks, and 6 other teams), born in Florence, South Carolina
1967 Highlights

About December 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles