On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st black government installed in Bahamas
  • Lucius Amerson, becomes 1st southern (Alabama) African American sheriff in 20th century

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Branson, Waynesboro Miss, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)

Famous Deaths

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