On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1967

Historical Events

  • Grenada gains partial independence from Britain
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • White Sox given permission to use semi-DH in training camp with home club permission (use of pinch hitter twice in same game)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Volkov, Russian tennis star
  • Calvin Williams, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Elizabeth Cheshire, actress (Jill-Sunshine), born in Burbank, California

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Lonque, Belgian composer, dies at 66
1967 Highlights

About March 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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