On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1967

Historical Events

  • KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins

Music History

Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Sports History

Richard Petty continues phenomenal NASCAR winning streak by taking the Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway; unprecedented 10th consecutive victory


Famous Birthdays

  • Geraldine Heaney, Canadian ice hockey defense (Olympics gold 1998), born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • Mike Pringle, American Canadian Football Hall of Fame running back (CFL MOP 1995, 98; Montreal Alouettes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Young, US Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (1,181 NHL games; Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Avalanche), born in Clinton, Massachusetts
1967 Highlights

About October 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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