On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday

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)
  • Randy Hilliard, American football defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

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