On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1967

Historical Events

  • Moise Tsjombe kidnapped 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 53 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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