On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Johnson, American 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Stephen Perkins, American drummer and percussionist (Jane's Addiction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest), born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Russell L. Rogers, American electrical engineer and astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38
  • Varian Fry, American journalist and recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", dies at 59
1967 Highlights

About September 13, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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