Historical Events in 1967 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 400 of 765

  • Apr 19 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand 1st man in 2:15:45 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:27:17
  • Apr 19 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
  • Apr 19 Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4½ years
  • Apr 20 French author Régis Debray caught in Bolivia
  • Apr 20 NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
  • Apr 20 US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
  • Apr 20 US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
  • Apr 20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Apr 20 A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126.
  • Apr 21 Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)
  • Apr 21 Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands
  • Apr 21 Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier
  • Apr 21 Svetlana Alliluyeva, Josef Stalin's daughter defects to the US in NYC
  • Apr 22 Martial Law goes into effect in Greece
  • Apr 23 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
  • Apr 23 Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
  • Apr 24 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2
  • Apr 24 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."
  • Apr 25 Abortion legalized in Colorado
  • Apr 25 Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
  • Apr 25 Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders" premieres in NYC
  • Apr 26 "Hallelujah, Baby!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances
  • Apr 26 KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Apr 26 San Marco 2 Launch (1st Equatorial Launch)
  • Apr 27 Expo 67 opens in Montreal, Canada
  • Apr 27 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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Apr 28 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Apr 29 Aretha Franklin releases "Respect"
  • Apr 30 Highest tower to the world finished, 537m (USSR)
  • Apr 30 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
  • Apr 30 NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins hist 1st game
  • Apr 30 Orioles' Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tigers
  • May 1 Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua
  • May 1 Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank
  • May 1 Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)
  • May 2 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
  • May 3 African American students seize finance building at Northwestern University
  • May 4 Lunar Orbiter 4 launched by US; begins orbiting Moon May 7
  • May 6 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College, Pennsylvania
  • May 6 93rd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Ussery on Proud Clarion wins in 2:00.6
  • May 6 Maureen Wilton runs female world record marathon (3:15:22)
  • May 6 Zakir Hussain elected 1st Muslim president of India
  • May 7 Carol Mann wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • May 8 Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army
  • May 8 The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
  • May 9 1st flight of Fokker F-28 Fellowship
  • May 9 Gijsbert van Hall resigns as mayor of Amsterdam
  • May 10 Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar

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May 10 Hank Aaron only inside the park HR (vs Jim Bunning)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

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May 10 Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • May 10 Stockholm Vietnam Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia
  • May 10 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • May 11 "Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • May 11 100,000,000th US phone connected
  • May 11 Great Britain, Ireland & Denmark apply for membership of the EEC
  • May 12 H Rap Brown replaces Stokely Carmichael as chairman of Student
  • May 12 Provo disbands in Neth Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • May 12 20th Cannes Film Festival: "Blowup" directed by Michelangelo Antonioni wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

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May 13 NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits career HR #500 off Stu Miller

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • May 13 Octagonal boxing ring is tested to avoid corner injuries
  • May 14 Mickey Mantle's 500th HR off Oriole's Stu Miller
  • May 15 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

May 15 Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • May 15 "In re Gault", US Supreme Court rules juveniles accused of crimes should be given same legal rights as adults
  • May 16 Philalphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium
  • May 17 Dylan's 1965 UK Tour is released as film "Don't Look Back"
  • May 17 The Butler Act, a Tennessee statue prohibiting the teaching of evolution, is repealed after 42 years
  • May 18 Silver hits record $1.60 an ounce in London
  • May 18 Tennessee Governor Ellington approves the repeal of the Butler Act or "Monkey Law", upheld in 1925 Scopes Trial
  • May 19 US bombs Hanoi (Vietnam War)
  • May 19 USSR ratifies treaty with Britain & US banning nuclear weapons in space
  • May 20 10,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam
  • May 20 92nd Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 1:55.2
  • May 20 BBC bans the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" because of drug references
  • May 21 "Sing, Israel Sing" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 14 performances
  • May 21 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • May 22 "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS)
  • May 22 Egyptian president Nassar closes Straits of Tiran to Israel
  • May 22 Fire at L'Innovation dept store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium)
  • May 23 Government bans submarines near South Africa
  • May 24 AFL grants a franchise to Cincinnati Bengals
  • May 25 John Lennon takes delivery of his psychedelically painted Rolls Royce
  • May 25 12th European Cup: Celtic beats Internazionale 2-1 at Lisbon
  • May 26 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • May 27 "Sherry!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • May 27 Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
  • May 28 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Violin concert
  • May 28 Francis Chichester arrives home at Plymouth from Round-the-world trip
  • May 28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • May 29 Australian Paul McManus water skis barefoot for 1:30:19

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May 29 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • May 30 Biafra declares independence from Nigeria
  • May 30 King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo

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May 30 Robert "Evel" Knievel's motorcycle jumps 16 automobiles

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel

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May 30 Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • May 31 Bayern Munchen of West Germany wins 7th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rangers of Scotland 1-0 in Nuremberg

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May 31 Indianapolis 500: A. J. Foyt wins in 3:18:24.211 (243.344 km/h)

Racing Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Jun 1 Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in the US & goes gold
  • Jun 1 Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 2 Race riots in Roxbury suburb of Boston
  • Jun 3 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8
  • Jun 3 Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 3 66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • Jun 3 66th Women's French Championships: Francoise Durr beats Lesley Turner (4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
  • Jun 4 19th Emmy Awards: Mission Impossible, Monkees, Don Knotts & Lucy Ball win
  • Jun 4 KTVN TV channel 2 in Reno, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational
  • Jun 4 Monkees take home an Emmy for their Outstanding comedy Series
  • Jun 4 Curt Flood's record 568 straight chances without an error ends (227 straight games)
  • Jun 4 Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
  • Jun 5 6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begins
  • Jun 5 Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in electric chair
  • Jun 5 WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 5 Royal Canadian Mint ordered to start converting 10 cent & 25 cent coins to pure nickel as soon as possible
  • Jun 6 Israeli troops occupy Gaza during second day of the Six-Day War
  • Jun 7 2 Moby Grape members arrested for contributing to deliquency of minors
  • Jun 7 Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho & Bethlehem
  • Jun 7 NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1
  • Jun 8 Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen
  • Jun 9 Boycott scores 246* v India, Leeds, 573 minutes, 29 fours 1 six
  • Jun 9 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal
  • Jun 9 Monkees appear at Hollywood Bowl
  • Jun 10 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire & Magic Mountain Music Festival, Calif
  • Jun 10 Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help
  • Jun 10 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel
  • Jun 10 Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • Jun 11 A. J. Foyt and Dan Gurney drive a Ford to victory in Le Mans
  • Jun 11 Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game
  • Jun 11 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
  • Jun 11 Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes
  • Jun 11 Mexico becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • Jun 12 Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)
  • Jun 12 US Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriages
  • Jun 12 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
  • Jun 12 Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox 6-5 in 22 innings

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 12 "You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London

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Jun 13 Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall
  • Jun 14 Mariner 5 Launch (Venus Flyby)

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Jun 14 Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Jun 14 USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit

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Jun 15 Governor Reagan signs liberalized California abortion bill

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 16 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival
  • Jun 17 "Somebody To Love" by Jefferson Airplane peaks at #5

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Jun 17 Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Jun 17 China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power
  • Jun 17 Longest doubleheader 9:15 (Tigers & Athletics)

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 18 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol GC NJ

  • Jun 18 Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0
  • Jun 18 Monterey International Pop Festival rocks Southern California
  • Jun 18 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open
  • Jun 19 Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD
  • Jun 20 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services
  • Jun 20 Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time
  • Jun 21 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3
  • Jun 23 Jim Ryun sets mile record (3:51.1, Bakersfield CA)

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Jun 23 LBJ & Alexei Kosygin hold 1st of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jun 23 US Senate censures Thomas J Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds
  • Jun 23 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 24 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Sacerdotalis coelibatus
  • Jun 24 Zaire adopts constitution
  • Jun 25 400 million watch Beatles "Our World" TV special
  • Jun 25 Carol Mann wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
  • Jun 25 KPBS TV channel 15 in San Diego, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 25 Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) sentenced to 5 years
  • Jun 25 First global satellite television programme - Our World
  • Jun 26 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals
  • Jun 27 Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)
  • Jun 27 The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield, London

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Jun 28 George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Jun 28 Israel annexes East Jerusalem
  • Jun 29 Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem
  • Jun 29 Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge

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Jun 30 Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. named 1st black astronaut

  • Jun 30 Moise Tsjombe kidnapped to Algeria
  • Jun 30 Phillies Cookie Rojas pitches, plays 9th position since joining Phils
  • Jul 1 "Funny Girl" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 performances
  • Jul 1 1st British colour TV broadcast, on BBC 2
  • Jul 1 BBC starts its World Radio Club
  • Jul 1 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" goes #1 for 15 weeks
  • Jul 1 Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 1867 British North America Act which served as Canada's constitution for over 100 years
  • Jul 2 22nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste
  • Jul 2 Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), 1st foreigner (France) & 1st amateur to US Women's open golf tournament
  • Jul 3 "News at 10" premieres on English TV
  • Jul 4 Opening ceremony of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
  • Jul 4 Phillies Clay Dairymple ties NL record of 6 walks in doubleheader
  • Jul 5 Congo uprising under Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme
  • Jul 6 Biafran War erupts as Nigerian forces invade starting Nigerian Civil war
  • Jul 7 81st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert (63 61 61)
  • Jul 7 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
  • Jul 7 Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1
  • Jul 7 Beginning of the civil war in Biafra.

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 8 74th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Anne Jones (63 64)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Jul 8 Helen Weston of Detroit rolls a record 4,585 in 24 games

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 9 13th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jul 9 WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 10 Bobbie Gentry records "Ode to Billie Joe" - single goes on to win 4 Grammys
  • Jul 10 Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • Jul 11 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA
  • Jul 11 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cincinnati Reds)

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Jul 11 Kenny Rogers forms 1st Edition

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers