On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1967

Historical Events

  • "The Tonight Show" is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes
  • Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion
  • WJAN TV channel 17 in Canton, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Magnus Gustafsson, Swedish tennis player (Davis Cup 1998), born in Lund, Sweden

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJack Ruby

Jack Ruby, American assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55

Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald Jack Ruby
Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby
  • Mary Garden, opera star, dies at 92
1967 Highlights

About January 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn