On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Severe bushfires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & take 60 lives
  • WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Meg Cabot, American author, born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Patle Shishupal Natthu, Indian politician, born in Bhandara, India
  • Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies