On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Denny Hulme becomes first New Zealander to win the F1 World Drivers Championship 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Sport awardRyder Cup

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

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw