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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.
- June 2, 1967 – Luis Monge is executed in Colorado’s gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
- June 25, 1967 – Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
- 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.
- October 8, 1967 – Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
- October 10, 1967 – The Outer Space Treaty, signed on January 27 by more than sixty nations, comes into force.
- October 20, 1967 – A purported bigfoot is filmed by Patterson and Gimlin.
- October 21, 1967 – Vietnam War: More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, D.C. A peaceful rally at the Lincoln Memorial is followed by a march to The Pentagon and clashes with soldiers and United States Marshals protecting the facility. Similar demonstrations occurred simultaneously in Japan and Western Europe.
- November 11, 1967 – Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to “new left” antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 5, 1967 – Joe Flanigan, American actor
- March 4, 1967 – Fiona Ma, California State Assembly Majority Whip and San Francisco politician
- July 23, 1967 – Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor
- August 6, 1967 – Julie Snyder, Quebec talk show host and producer
- August 22, 1967 – Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer (d. 1986)
- October 17, 1967 – René Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)
- October 27, 1967 – Simone Moro, Italian mountaineer
- October 28, 1967 – Monica Chan, Hong Kong actress and beauty pageant winner
- November 12, 1967 – Michael Moorer, American boxer
- November 23, 1967 – Salli Richardson, American actress