What Happened on July 12, 1967

Historical Events

  • Greek regime deprives 480 Greeks of their citizenship
  • Race riot in Newark, New Jersey, 26 killed, 1,500 injured & over 1,000 arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruny Surin, Cap Haitien Haiti, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • John Petrucci, American progressive rock guitarist (Dream Theater - "Pull Me Under"), born in Kings Park, New York
  • Richard Herring, English comedian
1967 Highlights

About July 12, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Windy - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum