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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.
- May 8, 1967 – The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
- May 17, 1967 – Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.
- June 9, 1967 – Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria
- July 29, 1967 – During the fourth day of celebrating its 400th anniversary, the city of Caracas, Venezuela is shaken by an earthquake, leaving approximately 500 dead.
- July 30, 1967 – Israel passes the Jerusalem Law and annexes East Jerusalem.
- August 8, 1967 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- September 10, 1967 – The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
- November 15, 1967 – The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
- December 15, 1967 – The Silver Bridge collapses, killing 46 people.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- July 4, 1967 – Vinny Castilla, Mexican baseball player
- July 7, 1967 – Tom Kristensen, Danish race car driver
- August 10, 1967 – Gus Johnson, American sportscaster
- August 31, 1967 – Anita Moen, Norwegian cross-country skier
- September 14, 1967 – Ariel (DJ), Argentine, UK Based DJ and record producer
- September 18, 1967 – Ricky Bell, American singer (New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe)
- October 2, 1967 – Gillian Welch, American singer and songwriter
- November 3, 1967 – Steven Wilson, English musician (Porcupine Tree)
- December 18, 1967 – Toine van Peperstraten, Dutch sports journalist
- December 21, 1967 – Terry Mills, American basketball player