On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1967

Historical Events

Television Finale

"Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV

  • 2 homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate, Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84, injuring 140
  • KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Penola, Australia
  • Larry Donald, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Peter Loran, American rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Teaneck, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Keane, American baseball manager (World Series 1964 St. Louis Cardinals; NY Yankees), dies of a heart attack at 55
1967 Highlights

About January 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn