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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 12, 1967 – Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- March 9, 1967 – Trans World Airlines Flight 553, a Douglas DC-9-15, crashes in a field in Concord Township, Ohio following a mid-air collision with a Beechcraft Baron, killing 26.
- March 18, 1967 – The supertanker Torrey Canyon runs aground off the Cornish coast.
- July 23, 1967 – 12th Street Riot: in Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city. It will leave 43 killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned.
- July 30, 1967 – Israel passes the Jerusalem Law and annexes East Jerusalem.
- 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 18, 1967 – The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
- 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?
- February 7, 1967 – Cheung Man, Hong Kong actress
- March 8, 1967 – Joel Johnston, American baseball player
- May 2, 1967 – Mika Brzezinski, American journalist
- May 20, 1967 – Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director
- June 9, 1967 – Jian Ghomeshi, Canadian broadcaster
- July 19, 1967 – Yael Abecassis, Israeli actress and model
- August 16, 1967 – Ulrika Jonsson, Swedish television personality
- August 20, 1967 – Terri Poch, American yogini and professional wrestler
- September 26, 1967 – Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
- December 28, 1967 – Chris Ware, American cartoonist