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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 30, 1967 – The Nigerian Eastern Region declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, sparking a civil war.
- June 7, 1967 – Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
- August 7, 1967 – Vietnam War: the People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
- September 3, 1967 – Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.
- September 8, 1967 – The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
- September 30, 1967 – BBC Light Programme, Third Programme and Home Service are replaced with BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4 Respectively, BBC Radio 1 is also launched with Tony Blackburn presenting the first show.
- November 5, 1967 – The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. Survivors include Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.
- November 19, 1967 – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
- December 3, 1967 – At Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, a transplant team headed by Christiaan Barnard carries out the first heart transplant on a human (53-year-old Louis Washkansky).
Who Were Born On 1967?
- February 4, 1967 – Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (d. 1995)
- May 2, 1967 – Mika Brzezinski, American journalist
- August 6, 1967 – Mike Greenberg, American sportscaster
- August 30, 1967 – Justin Vaughan, New Zealand cricketer
- October 20, 1967 – Elizabeth Carling, English actress and singer
- October 28, 1967 – Monica Chan, Hong Kong actress and beauty pageant winner
- November 8, 1967 – Kamar de los Reyes, American actor
- November 15, 1967 – Dom Joly, British comedian and journalist
- December 8, 1967 – Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager