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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 14, 1967 – The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- April 1, 1967 – The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
- May 30, 1967 – The Nigerian Eastern Region declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, sparking a civil war.
- June 7, 1967 – Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
- June 16, 1967 – The Monterey Pop Festival begins
- July 6, 1967 – Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
- August 24, 1967 – Led by Abbie Hoffman, the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the NYSE by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them.
- 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.
- December 13, 1967 – Constantine II of Greece attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the Regime of the Colonels
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 10, 1967 – Jeremy Cumpston, Australian actor
- January 22, 1967 – Eleanor McEvoy, Irish singer and songwriter
- March 14, 1967 – Melissa Reeves, American actress
- June 5, 1967 – Ray Lankford, American baseball player
- July 25, 1967 – Matt LeBlanc, American actor
- August 12, 1967 – Andy Hui, Hong Kong actor and singer
- August 30, 1967 – Frederique van der Wal, Dutch model
- October 1, 1967 – Mike Pringle, American football player
- November 8, 1967 – Henry Rodriguez, Dominican Republic baseball player
- December 29, 1967 – Chris Barnes, American singer