On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dominica & St Lucia gain independence from Britain
  • MLB Commissioner William Eckert approves the Baseball Writers Association of America's plan to name a Cy Young Award recipient from both the National and American Leagues
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's South Bank Centre opens
  • US House of Representatives expels Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr (307 to 116)
  • WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Aron Winter, Surnamese/Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Lazio)
  • George Eads, American actor (CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Yelena Afanasyeva, Russian athlete