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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 27, 1967 – Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- February 10, 1967 – The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
- April 24, 1967 – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had “gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily.”
- 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 – Luis Monge is executed in Colorado’s gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
- June 8, 1967 – Six-Day War: The Israeli army enters Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.
- August 24, 1967 – Led by Abbie Hoffman, the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the NYSE by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them.
- September 4, 1967 – Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins: U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley.
- October 18, 1967 – The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
Who Were Born On 1967?
- March 22, 1967 – Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
- May 18, 1967 – Nancy Juvonen, American film producer
- July 11, 1967 – Jeff Corwin, American naturalist and TV personality
- July 31, 1967 – Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese seiyū
- September 1, 1967 – David Whissell, Quebec politician
- September 14, 1967 – John Power (musician), English singer-songwriter and musician
- October 23, 1967 – Dale Crover, American musician (Melvins, The Men of Porn, Altamont)
- November 5, 1967 – Judy Reyes, Dominican American actress
- December 7, 1967 – Tino Martinez, American baseball player
- December 14, 1967 – Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer