On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • A purported bigfoot is filmed at Bluff Creek by Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin in Northern California
  • All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
  • Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
  • KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Pulliam, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in San Francisco, California
  • Luck Mervil, Québécois actor and singer
  • Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor
  • Marco Ngai, Hong Kong actor
  • Susan Tulley, British actress (Michelle-EastEnders)

Famous Deaths

  • Yoshida Shigeru, Japanese politician and diplomat, Prime Minister of Japan (1946-54), dies at 89
1967 Highlights

About October 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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