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1967 Historical Event(s)
- January 27, 1967 – The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.
- February 9, 1967 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- June 28, 1967 – Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
- 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.
- October 27, 1967 – Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the Baltimore Four protest the Vietnam War by pouring blood on Selective Service records.
- October 29, 1967 – London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
- November 9, 1967 – First issue of Rolling Stone Magazine is published.
- November 11, 1967 – Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to “new left” antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
- 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”.
- November 21, 1967 – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: “I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing.”
Who Were Born On 1967?
- February 15, 1967 – Jane Child, Canadian musician
- March 4, 1967 – Ivan Lewis, British Labour Party politician
- March 21, 1967 – Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)
- May 18, 1967 – Nina Björk, Swedish feminist and author
- June 26, 1967 – Todd Pletcher, American horse trainer
- July 4, 1967 – Vinny Castilla, Mexican baseball player
- October 13, 1967 – Steve Vickers, English footballer
- October 17, 1967 – René Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)
- November 15, 1967 – Pedro Borbón, Jr., Dominican baseball player
- December 9, 1967 – Gheorghe Popescu, Romanian footballer