On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1967

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

Sports History

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

Ryder Cup

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
  • Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer-songwriter (Eurovision, 2003), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (most saves in regular season non-loss game (70 of 73 shots in 3-3 tie for Quebec Nordiques v Boston Bruins 1991), born in Scarborough, Ontario

Famous Weddings

Morgan Freeman

Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis "Kees" Maks, Dutch figurative painter, dies at 91
1967 Highlights

About October 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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