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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.
- February 10, 1967 – The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
- February 13, 1967 – American researchers discover the Madrid Codices by Leonardo da Vinci in the National Library of Spain.
- March 6, 1967 – Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States.
- April 29, 1967 – After refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.
- June 27, 1967 – The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
- July 24, 1967 – During an official state visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle declares to a crowd of over 100,000 in Montreal: Vive le Québec libre! (“Long live free Quebec!”). The statement, interpreted as support for Quebec independence, delighted many Quebecers but angered the Canadian government and many English Canadians.
- September 20, 1967 – RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 is launched at John Brown & Company, Clydebank, Scotland. It is operated by the Cunard Line.
- October 9, 1967 – A day after being captured, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
- December 19, 1967 – Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 4, 1967 – David Toms, American golfer
- January 8, 1967 – R. Kelly, American singer
- March 1, 1967 – George Eads, American actor
- March 6, 1967 – Connie Britton, American actress
- June 13, 1967 – Taşkın Aksoy, Turkish footballer
- August 26, 1967 – Michael Gove, British politician
- September 14, 1967 – Ashlyn Gere, American pornographic actress
- September 20, 1967 – Gunnar Nelson, American musician (Nelson)
- October 27, 1967 – Dejan Raičković, Montenegrin footballer
- November 12, 1967 – Michael Moorer, American boxer