On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

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AFL Championship, Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland: Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7; George Blanda 4 field goals for Raiders in club's 1st AFL Championship

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

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Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump the Caesar's Palace Fountain, Las Vegas, breaking his pelvis, femur, wrist, hip and both ankles

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • NFL Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; "The Ice Bowl", -13°F

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Daluiso, American NFL placekicker (NY Giants), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Mailey, cricketer (10-66 & Aust v Gloucestershire 1921), dies