On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Johnson, American 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 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