What happened this day in history April 24, 1967

What are the important events that happened on April 24, 1967? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 24, 1967: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 24, 1967 is the 114th day of the year 1967 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 251 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 11, 1967 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $935.85. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 24, 1967 Historical Events

  • 1967
    Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies in Soyuz 1 when its parachute fails to open. He is the first human to die during a space mission.
  • 1967
    Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had “gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily.”

Who were born on April 24, 1967?

  • 1967
    Omar Vizquel, Venezuelan baseball player

Who died on April 24, 1967?

  • 1967
    Vladimir Komarov, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1927)

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