Historical Events in October 1967

  • 1st KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1st Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' LA Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1st Pink FLoyd's 1st US tour (arrives in NYC)
  • 2nd Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • 2nd Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia

Sport awardGolf Tournament

2nd Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

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2nd Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall
  • 3rd KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins
  • 3rd King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp)
  • 3rd William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72
  • 4th 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature Yanks, Giants or Dodgers
  • 4th Omar Ali Saifuddin III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
  • 6th Haight-Ashbury hippies throw a funneral to mark end of hippies
  • 6th USSR performs nuclear test
  • 7th Beatles turn down $1 million NY concert offer by Sid Berstein
  • 7th Rolf Hochhuth's "Soldaten" premieres in West Berlin

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8th Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

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10th Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy" premieres in Dublin

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • 11th World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • 11th Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
  • 12th St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • 13th CBS radio cancels "House Party"
  • 16th WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 16th WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 17th "Hair" premieres on Broadway

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17th Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 17th Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
  • 17th Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
  • 17th USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 18th Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
  • 18th Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • 18th Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" is released
  • 18th AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
  • 19th Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • 19th Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
  • 20th All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
  • 20th Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
  • 20th KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 20th A purported bigfoot is filmed by Patterson and Gimlin.
  • 21st Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • 21st Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm Pentagon
  • 22nd 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
  • 22nd Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
  • 22nd Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
  • 22nd Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
  • 22nd 18th Formula One WDC: Denny Hulme wins by five points
  • 23rd "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 23rd NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
  • 26th Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
  • 27th 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
  • 27th Expo 67 closes in Montreal, Canada
  • 27th NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen
  • 29th Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • 29th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
  • 29th MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
  • 29th London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
  • 30th Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • 30th Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
  • 30th USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
  • 31st KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting

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31st Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu
  • 31st SF's Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award