On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1967

Historical Events

  • -27] 43 die in race riot in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
  • 54th Tour de France won by Roger Pingeon of France
  • First successful liver transplant, on 19 month old Julie Rodriguez by Dr Starzl at the University of Colorado
  • Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Muns-Jagerman, Dutch tennis star, born in Amstelveen, Netherlands

Person of interestPhilip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014)

1967 Highlights

About July 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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