On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge (Village Theater NYC)
  • Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
  • Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees' tour

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Booth, British journalist
  • Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
  • 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