On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1967

Historical Events

  • Cultural Revolution in Albania

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali pummels Ernie Terrell for 15 rounds to retain his world heavyweight boxing crown at Houston Astrodome; regains Terrell’s WBA belt as well

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Cochran, American singer, born in South Lyon, Michigan
  • Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard), born in Kurume, Japan (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Montèsm, Trente et quarante), dies of heart attack at 46
1967 Highlights

About February 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius