On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)