On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1967

Historical Events

  • Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd "Bud" Gaugh, American ska-punk rock drummer (Sublime), born in Kihei, Hawaii
  • Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete (Olympic silver 100m, 200m 1992, 96), born in Windhoek, South West Africa
  • Gillian Welch, American singer-songwriter (Time (The Revelator); Revival), born in New York City

Person of interestThomas Muster

Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player (French Open 1995), born in Leibnitz, Austria

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Thomas Muster

Famous Deaths

  • Albertina Rasch, Austrian-born American ballerina and choreographer, dies at 76
1967 Highlights

About October 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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