On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actor Bob Denver
Bob Denver