On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • Anni Pede runs female world record marathon (3:07:26)
  • KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie Parmalee, American NFL running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Hiroya Oku, Japanese Manga artist (creator of Gantz), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics 1996)

Famous Weddings

Bob Denver

Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber

1967 Highlights

About September 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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