On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1967

Historical Events

  • Houston Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR, off SF Giant Juan Marichal
  • Surveyor 4 launched to Moon; explodes just before landing
  • The Who begin a US tour opening for Herman's Hermits

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Scrivener, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Hashan Tillekeratne, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • Leonardo Lavalle, Mexican tennis star
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, American politician (Rep-D-Rhode Island 1995-2011), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Robin Ventura, American infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santa Maria, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880)
1967 Highlights

About July 14, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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