On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1967

Historical Events


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Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Quebec libre! Long live free Quebec!'

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Chinese army/air force/fleet repress uprising in Wuhan City

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First modern hospice St Christopher's founded by Dr. Cicely Saunders in London, England, beginning of modern palliative care and the hospice movement

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • Norway requests European Common Market membership
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Columbine CC: Don January wins his only major title in 18-hole playoff with Don Messengale (69-71)
  • Race riots in Cambridge, Maryland
  • Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
  • The Beatles sign a petition in Times to legalize marijuana

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasper Teule, Dutch rock singer/bassist (Pilgrims-Once to Everything)
  • Nick Nurse, American basketball head coach (NBA C'ship 2019, Toronto Raptors; Canadian men's national team), born in Carroll, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Little Billy Rhodes, dies of stroke at 72
1967 Highlights

About July 24, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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