What Happened on December 28, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)
  • KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Muriel Siebert is 1st woman to own a seat on New York Stock Exchange

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Ware, US cartoonist, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Paul Lynch, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Béla Schick, Hungarian-American paediatrician (Schick test), dies at 90
  • Katharine McCormick, US biologist, suffragist, and philanthropist, dies at 92