On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1967

Historical Events

  • 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge (Village Theater NYC)
  • Atlanta Braves establish MLB record for number of pitchers called upon in one inning; 5 used in 9th inning of 5-4 defeat to St. Louis Cardinals
  • Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees' tour

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Booth, British journalist
  • Pat Badger, American heavy metal bassist (Extreme-"More Than Words"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rhys Ifans [Rhys Evans], Welsh actor/musician (Notting Hill, Enduring Love), born in Haverfordwest, Wales
  • Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89
1967 Highlights

About July 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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