What Happened on September 18, 1967

Historical Events

  • Intrepid (US) beats Dame Pattie (Australia) in 21st America's Cup yacht race at Newport, Rhode Island
  • Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • (Ricardo) "Ricky" Bell, American pop and R&B vocalist (New Edition - "Cool It Now"; Bell Biv Devoe - "Do Me!"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tara Fitzgerald, British actress (Siren), born in Sussex, England
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • John Cockcroft, English physicist (development of Radar, Nobel Prize 1951 for 1st particle accelerator, Director of Atomic Energy Research Establishment), dies at 70

About September 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Letter - The Box Tops
  • UK #1 Song: The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck