What Happened on January 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "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

  • Demetri Davis, WLAF tight end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Magnus Gustafsson, Swedish tennis star

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