On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • Joean Baez and 123 other anti-draft protesters are arrested in Oakland, California
  • WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Davina McCall, British television presenter
  • Joe Murphy, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in London, England
  • Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
1967 Highlights

About October 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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