On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1967

Historical Events

  • MLB American League votes to allow Kansas City Athletics to move to Oakland, California & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with Kansas City & Seattle teams - later accelerated to 1969 due to pressure from Kansas City politicians
  • Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to German-American nuclear physicist Hans Bethe
  • Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus

Film Release

Walt Disney's animated musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" film is released; cast featured Phil Harris, Louis Prima, Sterling Holloway, and Sebastian Cabot


Famous Birthdays

  • Gary John Anderson, New Zealand track and road cyclist (Olympics 1996-bronze), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
1967 Highlights

About October 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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