On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • 1st black government installed in Bahamas led by Lynden Pindling as leader of the Progressive Liberal Party
  • Lucius Amerson, becomes 1st southern (Alabama) African American sheriff in 20th century

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Branson, American infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in St. Louis, Missouri,

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Sage of Kai-Roi), dies at 72
  • Robert J Van De Graaff, US nuclear physicist, dies at 65
1967 Highlights

About January 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn