On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • Mohammed Ali [Cassius Clay] sentenced to 5 years by jury after 21 minutes of deliberation for refusing to be inducted into the armed forces during the Vietnam War
  • Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Smith, American NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina
  • Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)

Person of interestNicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman, Australian-American actress (Dead Calm, The Hours), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
  • Pat Jablonski, Toledo, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
  • [Matthew] Murphy Karges, American bassist (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Orange County, California
1967 Highlights

About June 20, 1967

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

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