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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 14, 1967 – Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In, takes place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- April 1, 1967 – The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
- April 23, 1967 – Soviet space program: Soyuz 1 (Russian: Союз 1, Union 1) is a manned spaceflight, Launched into orbit carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov.
- 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.
- May 22, 1967 – The L'Innovation department store in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, burns down. It is the most devastating fire in Belgian history, resulting in 323 dead and missing and 150 injured.
- May 27, 1967 – The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
- June 2, 1967 – Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into riots, during which Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
- October 8, 1967 – Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
- December 15, 1967 – The Silver Bridge collapses, killing 46 people.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 13, 1967 – Annie Jones, Australian actress
- March 22, 1967 – Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
- July 14, 1967 – Marios Constantinou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
- August 17, 1967 – Spencer Rice, Canadian Actor
- August 22, 1967 – Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor
- August 29, 1967 – Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
- September 20, 1967 – Gunnar Nelson, American musician (Nelson)
- October 2, 1967 – Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player
- October 6, 1967 – Kennet Andersson, former Swedish footballer
- December 22, 1967 – Richey James Edwards, Welsh musician (Manic Street Preachers) (disappeared in 1995)