On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1967

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: 44 year old Argentine Robert De Vicenzo wins his only major championship, 2 strokes clear of defending champion Jack Nicklaus

  • LA Wolves beat Washington Whips 6-5 in OT to be United Soccer Association champions

Musical Finale

Neil Simon, Cy Coleman, and Dorothy Fields' musical comedy "Sweet Charity" closes at Palace Theater, NYC, after 608 performances; wins a Tony Award for choreography

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • USSR performs 23-kilo ton nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Savage, American film special effects designer and television personality (MythBusters0, born in New York City
  • Carnell Lake, NFL strong safety, 1998-2001 (Pittsburgh Steelers, and 2 other teams), and defensive caosh (Pittsburgh, 2011-17), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
1967 Highlights

About July 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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