On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • Benin separates from Nigeria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank Scotland

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38
  • WCAE TV channel 50 in St John, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WCIX TV channel 6 in Miami, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • Gunnar Nelson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Kristen Johnston, American actress (Sally Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Martin Harrison, American NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Livermore, California
  • Matthew Nelson, American rock vocalist, bass and guitar player (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Mulet, French composer, dies at 88
1967 Highlights

About September 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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