October 1, 1967 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Richard Petty continues phenomenal NASCAR winning streak by taking the Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway; unprecedented 10th consecutive victory

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chuck McElroy, Galeston TX, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Geraldine Heaney, Irish-Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • Michael "Mike" Pringle, American CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Young, Clinton MA, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)