On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1967

Historical Events

  • Bayern Munchen of West Germany wins 7th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rangers of Scotland 1-0 in Nuremberg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis 500: A. J. Foyt weaves his way through a pileup on the final lap to win his third Indy 500 victory; first Indy 500 win for Goodyear tires since 1919

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Lofton, E Chicago Indiana, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • Phil Keoghan, New Zealand television personality
  • Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Strayhorn, American pianist and composer ("Take The 'A' Train"), dies of esophageal cancer at 51
1967 Highlights

About May 31, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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