On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1967

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, Dutch soccer midfielder and coach (84 caps; Ajax, Lazio, Inter), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • George Eads, American actor (CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
1967 Highlights

About March 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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