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1967 Historical Event(s)
- February 4, 1967 – Lunar Orbiter program: Lunar Orbiter 3 lifts off from Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 13 on its mission to identify possible landing sites for the Surveyor and Apollo spacecraft.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- June 2, 1967 – Luis Monge is executed in Colorado’s gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
- June 8, 1967 – Six-Day War: The Israeli army enters Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.
- June 10, 1967 – The Six-Day War ends: Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire.
- June 23, 1967 – Cold War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey for the three-day Glassboro Summit Conference.
- July 29, 1967 – Vietnam War: off the coast of North Vietnam the USS Forrestal catches on fire in the worst U.S. naval disaster since World War II, killing 134.
- September 3, 1967 – Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.
- September 30, 1967 – BBC Light Programme, Third Programme and Home Service are replaced with BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4 Respectively, BBC Radio 1 is also launched with Tony Blackburn presenting the first show.
- November 14, 1967 – American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world’s first laser.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 17, 1967 – Wendy Mass, American author
- June 5, 1967 – Ron Livingston, American actor
- June 7, 1967 – Dave Navarro, American musician
- August 8, 1967 – Lee Unkrich, American director and film editor
- August 22, 1967 – Ty Burrell, American actor
- September 6, 1967 – William DuVall, American singer (Alice In Chains)
- September 14, 1967 – Ariel (DJ), Argentine, UK Based DJ and record producer
- September 20, 1967 – Kristen Johnston, American actress
- September 28, 1967 – Moon Unit Zappa, American singer and actress
- December 9, 1967 – Jason Dozzell, English footballer