On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1967

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"The Carol Burnett Show" starring Carol Burnett premieres on CBS-TV in the US

  • A's drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
  • Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England

Historic Event

French President Charles de Gaulle visits Poland

  • Indian/Chinese border fights
  • US Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
  • WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Harry Connick Jr

Harry Connick Jr, American pop and jazz singer and pianist (We Are in Love; When Harry Met Sally) and actor (Will & Grace), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Maria Bartiromo, American financial broadcast journalist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Franklin, Tasmania, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist, dies at 62
1967 Highlights

About September 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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