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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 6, 1967 – Vietnam War: United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch “Operation Deckhouse Five” in the Mekong River delta.
- 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 27, 1967 – Expo 67 officially opens in Montreal, Canada with a large opening ceremony broadcast around the world. It opens to the public the next day.
- May 25, 1967 – Celtic F.C. from Glasgow, Scotland becomes the first ever Northern European team to win the European Cup; with previous winners being from Spain, Italy and Portugal.
- June 10, 1967 – The Six-Day War ends: Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire.
- July 23, 1967 – 12th Street Riot: in Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city. It will leave 43 killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned.
- August 8, 1967 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- August 30, 1967 – Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
- November 3, 1967 – Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 23, 1967 – Naim Süleymanoğlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
- February 1, 1967 – Patle Shishupal Natthu, Indian politician
- February 11, 1967 – Hank Gathers, American basketball player (d. 1990)
- February 20, 1967 – Kurt Cobain, American musician (Nirvana) (d. 1994)
- April 6, 1967 – Jonathan Firth, British actor
- April 22, 1967 – Sheryl Lee, American actress
- October 9, 1967 – Eddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
- October 18, 1967 – Eric Stuart, American voice actor and singer
- November 5, 1967 – Marcelo D2, Brazilian rapper
- December 22, 1967 – Richey James Edwards, Welsh musician (Manic Street Preachers) (disappeared in 1995)