On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • Benin separates from Nigeria

Historic Event

British liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank Scotland

  • 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, Canadian heptathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Woodstock, Ontario
  • 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 organist, cellist, and composer (Carillon-Sortie; Esquisses Byzantines), dies at 88
1967 Highlights

About September 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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