On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 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, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • Leonardo Lavalle, Mexican tennis star
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, politician
  • Robin Ventura, infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santa Maria, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880)