On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1967

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNBA Record

Philadelphia 76ers center Wilt Chamberlain makes all 15 of his field goal attempts in a 119-108 win over LA Lakers; NBA record for consecutive shots made; beats mark twice before 1966-67 season ends

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Pasquale, singer and songwriter (Prey)
  • Mark Stepnoski, American football player (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Stacey Dash, American actress (Dionne-Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
1967 Highlights

About January 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius