On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1967

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Closing day of the Monterey International Pop Festival, Southern California. First major US appearances of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The WHO and Otis Redding

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • Houston Astros pitcher Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Jack Nicklaus shoots a final round 65 for a new tournament record 275, 4 strokes ahead of Arnold Palmer


Famous Deaths

  • Beat Fehr, Swiss racing driver (b. 1942)
  • Giacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
  • William Tracy, American actor (To the Shores of Tripoli, The Shop Around the Corner), dies at 49
1967 Highlights

About June 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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