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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.
- May 13, 1967 – Dr. Zakir Hussain becomes the third President of India. He is the first Muslim President of the Indian Union. He holds this position until August 24, 1969.
- May 24, 1967 – Egypt imposes a blockade and siege of the Red Sea coast of Israel.
- June 27, 1967 – The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
- 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 10, 1967 – The Outer Space Treaty, signed on January 27 by more than sixty nations, comes into force.
- October 12, 1967 – Vietnam War: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the U.S. Congress for peace initiatives are futile because of North Vietnam’s opposition
- October 14, 1967 – The Vietnam War: The folk singer Joan Baez is arrested concerning a physical blockade of the U.S. Army’s induction center in Oakland, California.
- 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.”
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 1, 1967 – Spencer Tunick, American artist
- March 4, 1967 – Derek Mooney, Irish radio and television personality and radio producer
- March 22, 1967 – Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (d. 2011)
- June 29, 1967 – Melora Hardin, American actress and singer
- July 12, 1967 – Bruny Surin, Canadian sprinter
- August 18, 1967 – Brian Michael Bendis, American comic-book writer
- September 11, 1967 – Harry Connick, Jr., American singer
- September 14, 1967 – Dan Cortese, American actor
- September 26, 1967 – Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
- December 16, 1967 – Mark Palmer, American ambassador