On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1967

Historical Events

NHL All-Star Game

20th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 3-0; MVP: Henri Richard, Montreal, C

  • Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler) sentenced to life in prison
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Iv├ín Zamorano, Chilean footballer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • Kim Perrot, American WNBA guard (Houston Comets), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • MC Tab [Sharon Richard], American rapper, born in NYC, New York
  • Peter Cox Jr., American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Bronxville, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), dies at 79
  • Barney Ross, welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57
  • Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), dies of heart attack at 82
  • Reese "Goose" Tatum, basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
  • Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel, vicar/theologist, dies at 84
1967 Highlights

About January 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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