On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Benin separates from Nigeria
  • 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, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • Gunnar Nelson, American rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & 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 (Nelsons-Love & Affection), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Mulet, French composer, dies at 88