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, American MLB outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in San Francisco, California
  • Luck Mervil, Haitian-Québécois actor and singer-songwriter, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor and director (La città ideale.), born in Palermo, Italy
  • Marco Ngai, Hong Kong actor, born in Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Susan Tulley, English actress (Michelle-EastEnders), born in London, England

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? 54 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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