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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 23, 1967 – Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Ivory Coast are established.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- May 27, 1967 – Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
- June 8, 1967 – Six-Day War: The USS Liberty incident occurs, killing 34 and wounding 171.
- September 10, 1967 – The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
- October 18, 1967 – The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
- October 21, 1967 – Vietnam War: More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, D.C. A peaceful rally at the Lincoln Memorial is followed by a march to The Pentagon and clashes with soldiers and United States Marshals protecting the facility. Similar demonstrations occurred simultaneously in Japan and Western Europe.
- October 29, 1967 – Montreal’s World Fair, Expo 67, closes with over 50 million visitors.
- November 9, 1967 – Apollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
- November 29, 1967 – Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- February 2, 1967 – Laurent Nkunda, Congolese military leader
- March 1, 1967 – Yelena Afanasyeva, Russian athlete
- April 1, 1967 – Phil Demmel, American musician
- April 19, 1967 – Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor
- May 5, 1967 – Maro Mavri, Greek fashion-model and actress
- May 18, 1967 – Heinz-Harald Frentzen, German Formula One racing driver
- July 7, 1967 – Jackie Neal, American singer (d. 2005)
- August 10, 1967 – Reinout Scholte, Dutch cricketer
- September 21, 1967 – Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer (Barenaked Ladies)
- November 29, 1967 – Zbigniew Szewczyk, Polish footballer