On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1967

Historical Events

  • Race riots in Roxbury suburb of Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Atkinson, American basketball head coach (Brooklyn Nets 2016-19; Director Player Development, Houston Rockets 2007–08), born in Huntington, New York
  • Mike Stanton, American pitcher (MLB All Star 2001; World Series 1998-2000; NY Yankees), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Benno Ohnesorg, German student (b. 1940)
  • Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74
1967 Highlights

About June 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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