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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 29, 1967 – The “ultimate high” of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
- 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.
- March 14, 1967 – The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- April 9, 1967 – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight.
- June 13, 1967 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
- July 10, 1967 – Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
- October 26, 1967 – Mohammad Reza Pahlavi crowns himself Emperor of Iran and then crowns his wife Farah Empress of Iran.
- November 17, 1967 – Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports that he had been given on November 13, US President Lyndon B. Johnson tells the nation that, while much remained to be done, “We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking..We are making progress.”
- November 29, 1967 – Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- February 1, 1967 – Patle Shishupal Natthu, Indian politician
- March 4, 1967 – Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer
- March 21, 1967 – Jonas Berggren, Swedish musician (Ace of Base)
- May 21, 1967 – Blake Schwarzenbach, American musician (Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil)
- June 17, 1967 – Eric Stefani, American keyboardist, songwriter (No Doubt) and cartoon animator
- August 11, 1967 – Eric Maleson, Brazilian bobsledder
- August 14, 1967 – Erik Gandini, Italian-Swedish director
- September 20, 1967 – Gunnar Nelson, American musician (Nelson)
- October 10, 1967 – Gavin Newsom, American politician
- November 15, 1967 – Greg Anthony, American basketball player