Historical Events in September 1967

  • Sep 1 KMNE TV channel 7 in Bassett, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 SF Giants beat Cincinnati Reds, 1-0, in 21 innings
  • Sep 1 WIRT TV channel 13 in Hibbing, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 1 WJRJ (WTCG, WTBS) TV channel 17 in Atlanta, GA (IND) begins
  • Sep 2 KUHI (now KSNF) TV channel 16 in Joplin, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 2 The Principality of Sealand is established, ruled by Prince Paddy Roy Bates.
  • Sep 3 Final episode of "What's My Line?" hosted by John Charles Daly on CBS TV
  • Sep 3 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sep 3 Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu

CommunicationSweden Switches to Driving on the Right Hand Side

Sep 3 Sweden begins driving on right-hand side of road

  • Sep 3 WJPM TV channel 33 in Florence, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Jerry Lewis' 2nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 Train crash at Arnhem, Netherlands, kills 5
  • Sep 5 -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas
  • Sep 5 KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 5 WEBA TV channel 14 in Allendale, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 8 Surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
  • Sep 8 Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic
  • Sep 8 The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
  • Sep 9 1st successful Test flight of a Saturn V
  • Sep 9 Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968
  • Sep 9 Uganda declares independence from Great Britain
  • Sep 10 Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0
  • Sep 10 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic
  • Sep 10 Gibraltar votes 12,138 to 44 to remain British & not Spanish
  • Sep 10 Joel Horlen revives Chicago's pennant hopes with a 5-0 no-hit win
  • Sep 10 KVVU TV channel 5 in Henderson-Las Vegas, NV (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 10 87th U.S. Men's National Championship: John Newcombe beats Clark Graebner (6-4, 6-4, 8-6)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 81st U.S. Women's National Championship: Billie Jean King beats Ann Jones (11-9, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Sep 11 A's drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
  • Sep 11 Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England
  • Sep 11 French president De Gaulle visits Poland
  • Sep 11 Indian/Chinese border fights
  • Sep 11 US Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
  • Sep 11 WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 14 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
  • Sep 14 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge & Sanctuary opens in Bronx
  • Sep 15 KPOB TV channel 15 in Poplar Bluff, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 Anni Pede runs female world record marathon (3:07:26)
  • Sep 16 KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Sep 17 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Sep 17 Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
  • Sep 17 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
  • Sep 17 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • Sep 18 Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada
  • Sep 18 Intrepid (US) beats Dame Pattie (Aust) in 21st America's Cup
  • Sep 19 Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
  • Sep 20 Benin separates from Nigeria
  • Sep 20 British liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank Scotland
  • Sep 20 Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38
  • Sep 20 WCAE TV channel 50 in St John, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 20 WCIX TV channel 6 in Miami, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 22 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
  • Sep 22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Sep 23 Greek Colonels' regime frees ex-premier Georgios Papandreou
  • Sep 23 Radio Malta stops testing
  • Sep 24 Cards Jim Bakken kicks 7 field goals vs Steelers
  • Sep 24 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • Sep 25 WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 26 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow
  • Sep 27 Phillies Jim Bunning ties NL record of 5, 1-0 losses in a year
  • Sep 27 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 28 Walter Washington elected 1st mayor of Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 29 -Oct 29] Rome: 1st bishop synod
  • Sep 29 Gladys Knight & Pips releases "I Heard it Through the Grapevine"
  • Sep 29 Intl Monetary Fund reforms world monetary system
  • Sep 29 Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead & plays the Straightater
  • Sep 30 BBC starts its own popular music radio station (Radio 1)
  • Sep 30 Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
  • Sep 30 USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete 1st automatic docking