On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1967

Historical Events

  • 33rd Orange Bowl: Florida beats #8 Georgia Tech, 27-12
  • 33rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Alabama beats #3 Nebraska, 34-7
  • 53rd Rose Bowl: #7 Purdue beats Southern California, 14-13

Famous Birthdays

  • Francois Pienaar, South African rugby union flanker and captain (29 caps; Rugby World Cup 1995; Transvaal, Saracens), born in Vereeniging, South Africa
  • Jón Gnarr, Icelandic comedian
  • Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo], American actress (Wayne's World, True Lies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
1967 Highlights

About January 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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