On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1967

Historical Events

  • Carl Stokes elected first African American mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Richard G Hatcher elected 1st African-American mayor of Gary, Indiana, served 1968-88
  • St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
  • Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • David Guetta, French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France
  • Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • John Nance Garner, American Democratic politician & lawyer (32nd Vice President of the U.S.), dies at 98
  • Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67
1967 Highlights

About November 7, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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