On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1967

Historical Events

  • Retired baseball player Joe Garagiola joins "Today" show panel
  • The Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"
  • The Silver Bridge collapses over the Ohio River in the US, killing 46 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Gioskos, CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Christine Larsen, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • David Howells, English footballer, born in Guildford, Surrey
  • Frank Hartley, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
  • Keith Askins, NBA guard/forward (Miami Heat)
  • Mo Vaughn, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 96, 98; AL MVP 1995; Boston Red Sox), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
1967 Highlights

About December 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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