On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1967

Historical Events

  • Former Congolese Prime Minister Moise Tsjombe's plane hijacked to Algeria
  • Philadelphia Phillies utility man Cookie Rojas pitches a scoreless 9th inning in 12-3 loss to SF Giants; Rojas had now played all 9 positions since arriving in MLB in 1963

Historic Event

Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. named 1st black astronaut

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudi Steyn, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995), born in Kimberley, South Africa
  • Sheila Hudson, American triple jumper (US record 1992), born in Wurzburg, Germany
1967 Highlights

About June 30, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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