On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1967

Historical Events

  • Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"
  • Kosmos 140 (Soyuz Test) launches into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California
  • Gary Shuchuk, Canadian former NHL centre and coach (LA Kings), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Robert Massey, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions) and coach, born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
1967 Highlights

About February 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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