What Happened on January 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

17th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: East beats West, 20-10; MVPs: Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; Floyd Peters, Philadelphia Eagles, DT

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

Famous Birthdays

  • Ecaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast, born in Zagon, Romania
  • Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Nicholas Gillingham, British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle), born in Walsall, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • Robert Henriques, English writer (100 Hours to Suez), dies at 61