What Happened on October 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • Richard Petty continues phenomenal NASCAR winning streak by taking the Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway; unprecedented 10th consecutive victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck McElroy, Galeston TX, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Geraldine Heaney, Irish-Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • Michael "Mike" Pringle, American CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Young, Clinton MA, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)