On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 107 performances

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Branch Rickey & Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey
  • Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ
  • The Arusha Declaration written by Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere is issued, clarifying Tanzania's path towards Ujamaa (African socialism)
  • WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Khalid Skah, Moroccan 5k/10k runner, born in Midelt, Morocco
  • Sean Burke, Canadian ice hockey goalie (NHL All-Star 1989, 2001, 02; Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Stacey King, American basketball center (Miami Heat), born in Lawton, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Włodzimierz Poźniak, Polish composer, dies at 62
1967 Highlights

About January 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius