On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st successful Test flight of a Saturn V
  • Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968
  • Uganda declares independence from Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Akshay Kumar, Indian actor, producer, stuntman and TV personality (Rustom, Baby, Hera Pheri), born in Amritsar, Punjab
  • B. J. Armstrong, American basketball guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Laurence Tremolet, French cinematographer and actress (Cyclo, Metisse), born in Rodez, France

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69