What Happened on February 18, 1967

Historical Events

  • Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out 6 straight major leaguers

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Jackson, Welsh 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Harry Van Barneveld, Belgian judoka, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer, (FIFA World Player of the Year 1993), born in Caldogno, Italy
  • Tracey Edmonds, American film & television producer, born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Palau Boix, Spanish composer (Conservatory of Valencia), dies at 74

Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967)

American theoretical physicist known as the father of the atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), dies of throat cancer at 62

1967 Highlights

About February 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kind Of A Drag - The Buckinghams
  • UK #1 Song: This Is My Song - Petula Clark