On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 5th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-0
  • 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 guitar player (Dream Theater), born in Kings Park, New York
  • Richard Herring, English comedian