On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1967

Historical Events

  • 25th amendment (US Presidential succession) adopted
  • John Herbert's "Fortune & Men's Eyes" premieres in NYC

Historic Publication

Noam Chomsky's anti-Vietnam war essay "The Responsibility of Intellectuals" is published by the New York Review of Books

  • Ted Workman replaces Senator Keith Davey as CFL commissioner

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Vrenna, American musician, producer, and sound engineer (Nine Inch Nails, Tweaker), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Gord Murphy, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Pam Blundell, British fashion designer
  • Steve Stricker, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles; US Senior Open, The Tradition 2019), born in Edgerton, Wisconsin
  • Tamsin Greig, English actress, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
1967 Highlights

About February 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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