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1967 Historical Event(s)
- February 4, 1967 – Lunar Orbiter program: Lunar Orbiter 3 lifts off from Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 13 on its mission to identify possible landing sites for the Surveyor and Apollo spacecraft.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- February 13, 1967 – American researchers discover the Madrid Codices by Leonardo da Vinci in the National Library of Spain.
- April 14, 1967 – Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows President of Togo Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new president, a title he would hold for the next 38 years.
- 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.
- May 23, 1967 – Egypt closes the Straits of Tiran and blockades the port of Eilat at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba to Israeli shipping.
- May 27, 1967 – The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
- June 7, 1967 – Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
- November 3, 1967 – Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
- November 14, 1967 – The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as “Day of the Colombian Woman”.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- January 1, 1967 – Tim Dog, American rapper
- April 20, 1967 – Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player
- May 2, 1967 – Mika Brzezinski, American journalist
- June 29, 1967 – Murray Foster, Canadian bassist and double-bassist (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea)
- July 27, 1967 – Kellie Waymire, American actress (d. 2003)
- August 3, 1967 – Deborah Anne Dyer, aka Skin, singer and model
- October 7, 1967 – Luke Haines, English musician (The Auteurs, Black Box Recorder)
- October 27, 1967 – Dejan Raičković, Montenegrin footballer
- November 18, 1967 – Jocelyn Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
- December 16, 1967 – Mark Palmer, American ambassador