What Happened on October 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Denny Hulme becomes first New Zealander to win the World Championship of Drivers title with 3rd place in the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez; wins title by 5 points from team leader Jack Brabham
  • Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
  • Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ryder Cup Golf, Champions GC: US beats Great Britain 23½-8½; Ben Hogan captains Americans to record 15-point victory margin

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
  • Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
  • Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw