On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1967

Historical Events

  • Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • Tens of thousands of anti-Vietnam War protesters march on the Pentagon, besieging the military headquarters for two days

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Berg, St Catharines, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
  • Gavin Brian Lovegrove, javelin (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • John Flaherty, American baseball catcher (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees) and broadcaster (YES Network, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • Paul Ince, English footballer
  • Stanley Richard, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)

Famous Deaths

  • Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram), dies at 94
1967 Highlights

About October 21, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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