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1967 Historical Event(s)
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- March 6, 1967 – Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States.
- April 14, 1967 – Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows President of Togo Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new president, a title he would hold for the next 38 years.
- June 5, 1967 – Six-Day War begins: The Israeli air force launches simultaneous pre-emptive attacks on the air forces of Egypt and Syria.
- June 8, 1967 – Six-Day War: The Israeli army enters Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.
- June 12, 1967 – The United States Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
- August 7, 1967 – Vietnam War: the People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
- October 2, 1967 – Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court.
- October 27, 1967 – Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the Baltimore Four protest the Vietnam War by pouring blood on Selective Service records.
- December 4, 1967 – Vietnam War: US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- March 4, 1967 – Fiona Ma, California State Assembly Majority Whip and San Francisco politician
- March 27, 1967 – David Bavaro, American football player
- April 8, 1967 – Arwyn Davies, Welsh actor
- May 24, 1967 – Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
- June 4, 1967 – Robert Shane Kimbrough, American astronaut
- September 9, 1967 – Akshay Kumar, Indian actor
- October 1, 1967 – Mike Pringle, American football player
- October 22, 1967 – Ulrike Maier, Austrian alpine skier (d. 1994)
- November 21, 1967 – Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Judoka
- November 25, 1967 – Gregg Turkington, American comedian and musician