On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1967

Historical Events

  • Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation and remains preserved at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Louisville, Kentucky, draft board refuses exemption for boxer Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • NBC premiers the colorized remake of "Dragnet"

Famous Birthdays

  • Farrah Forke, American actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Marco Boogers, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Sparta, West Ham United), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Ulf Dahlén, Swedish NHL forward (Team Sweden, San Jose), born in Östersund, Sweden
  • Vendela Kirsebom, Norwegian-Swedish model (Sports Illustrated 1993), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Holland Smith, American General in the U.S. Marine Corps, dies at 84
1967 Highlights

About January 12, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn