On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1967

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Ferencváros forward Flórián Albert wins award for best European football player ahead of Manchester United midfielder Bobby Charlton and Celtic winger Jimmy Johnstone
  • BBC broadcasts The Beatles psychedelic travelogue "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet formally disbands

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Tanigawa, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2019), born in Kobe, Japan
  • Tony Covington, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets) and probably England's greatest bowler, dies at 94
1967 Highlights

About December 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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