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 Deaths

  • Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Sage of Kai-Roi), dies at 72
  • Robert J. Van De Graaff, American engineer & physicist (Mobility of Gaseous Ions), dies at 65

About January 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: I'm A Believer - The Monkees