On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1967

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV

Comedian and TV Host Milton Berle
Comedian and TV Host
Milton Berle
  • 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 (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? 53 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn