Historical Events in 1967 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 of 765

  • Jul 12 5th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-0
  • Jul 12 Race riot in Newark, NJ, 26 killed, 1,500 injured & over 1,000 arrested
  • Jul 12 Greek regime deprives 480 Greeks of their citizenship
  • Jul 13 Race riots break out in Newark, 27 die
  • Jul 14 Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Juan Marichal
  • Jul 14 Surveyor 4 launched to Moon; explodes just before landing
  • Jul 14 The Who begin a US tour opening for Herman's Hermits
  • Jul 15 "Sweet Charity" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 608 performances
  • Jul 15 LA Wolves beat Wash Whips 6-5 in OT to be United Soccer Ass champs
  • Jul 15 Roberto DeVicenzo of Argentina wins golf's British Open
  • Jul 15 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 15 96th British Golf Open: Robert De Vicenzo shoots a 278 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

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Jul 16 Mickey Wright wins Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jul 16 Prison brawl ignites barracks, killing 37 (Jay, Florida)
  • Jul 17 Monkees perform at Forest Hills NY, Jimi Hendrix is opening act
  • Jul 17 Race riots in Cairo Illinois
  • Jul 18 Silver hits record $1.87 an ounce in NY
  • Jul 19 1st air conditioned NYC subway car (R-38 on the F line)
  • Jul 19 Race riots in Durham NC
  • Jul 19 US launches Explorer 35 for lunar orbit (800/7400 km)

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Jul 20 Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes

  • Jul 20 Race riots in Memphis Tenn
  • Jul 22 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge (Village Theater NYC)
  • Jul 22 Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
  • Jul 22 Carol Mann wins LPGA Supertest Ladies' Golf Open
  • Jul 22 Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees' tour
  • Jul 23 -27] 43 die in race riot in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
  • Jul 23 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
  • Jul 23 54th Tour de France won by Roger Pingeon of France
  • Jul 24 49th PGA Championship: Don January shoots a 281 at Columbine CC Colo
  • Jul 24 Beatles sign a petition in Times to legalize marijuana

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Jul 24 Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Quebec libre! Long live free Quebec!'

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Jul 24 Chinese army/air force/fleet repress uprising in Wuhan City
  • Jul 24 Norway requests European Common Market membership
  • Jul 24 Race riots in Cambridge, Maryland
  • Jul 24 Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
  • Jul 25 Construction begins on SF MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)
  • Jul 26 Twins beat Yanks 3-2 in 18
  • Jul 27 Arabs Federation premier Hoesein Al Bayoomi resigns
  • Jul 27 Helmond Sport soccer team forms

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Jul 27 LBJ sets up commission to study cause of urban violence

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jul 27 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • Jul 28 Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
  • Jul 29 Fire aboard carrier USS Forrestal in Gulf of Tonkin kills 134
  • Jul 29 Moderate quake (6.5) strikes Caracas Venezuela causing severe damage
  • Jul 30 Clifford Ann Creed/Margie Masters wins Yankee Ladies' Team Golf Champ
  • Jul 30 Race riot in Milwaukee (4 killed)

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Jul 31 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger & Keith Richards end 1 month jail sentence

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • Aug 1 Izaak Samkalden becomes mayor of Amsterdam
  • Aug 1 WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 2 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season game, they lose to LA Rams 16-77
  • Aug 2 US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 5
  • Aug 2 The second Blackwall Tunnel opens in Greenwich, London.
  • Aug 2 "In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison and starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1968)
  • Aug 3 45,000 US soldiers sent to Vietnam
  • Aug 3 James Law rides entire NYC subway in 22 hrs 12 minutes
  • Aug 4 34th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 (70,934)
  • Aug 4 British pirate radio station Radio 355 resigns air
  • Aug 4 Shortwave group ANARC's 1st convention (Chicago)
  • Aug 4 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 4 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Aug 5 1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7
  • Aug 5 Bobby Gentry releases her only hit "Ode to Billy Joe"
  • Aug 5 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) & Radio London close down
  • Aug 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • Aug 6 Minn Twin Dean Chance perfect games Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings
  • Aug 6 Oriole Brooks Robinson hits into a record 4th triple play
  • Aug 6 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Pro comperto sane
  • Aug 8 Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • Aug 9 Biafran offensive against Nigerian army
  • Aug 9 KYAY TV channel 39 in West Monroe, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 11 Al Downing becomes 12th to strike-out side on 9 pitches
  • Aug 12 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14
  • Aug 13 WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 14 Belgian embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, plundered
  • Aug 14 British pirate radio station Radio 270 broadcast from an offshore lugger, is forced to close down
  • Aug 14 Radio Scotland & Radio Swinging Holland go off the air
  • Aug 15 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Regimini Ecclesiae Universae
  • Aug 15 UK's Marine Offences Bill making pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down
  • Aug 16 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves
  • Aug 16 WFIQ TV channel 36 in Florence, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 18 Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton
  • Aug 18 Rolling Stones release "We Love You"
  • Aug 18 WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news
  • Aug 19 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" single goes #1
  • Aug 20 Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, & fired again as manager of A's
  • Aug 20 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • Aug 21 China reports downing of 2 US bombers
  • Aug 21 Ken Harrelson becomes baseball's 1st free agent
  • Aug 21 Liquid gas tanker explodes in Martelange Belgium, 22 killed
  • Aug 21 Mikis Theodorakis arrested in Greece
  • Aug 24 Liberian flag designed
  • Aug 25 The Beatles go to Wales to study transcendental meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • Aug 25 Minn Twin Dean Chance 2nd no-hitter of month beats Cleveland, 2-1
  • Aug 25 Paraguay accepts its constitution
  • Aug 25 Train crash at Beesd, Netherlands: 2 die
  • Aug 26 Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • Aug 26 Dean Chance pitches a 2-1 no-hitter, & Twins sweep Cleveland
  • Aug 26 Dutch 2nd Chamber demands US stop bombing North Vietnam
  • Aug 26 28th Venice Film Festival: "Belle de Jour" directed by Luis Bunuel wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 27 Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
  • Aug 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
  • Aug 28 Asif Iqbal & Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt v Eng
  • Aug 28 Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
  • Aug 29 Final TV episode of "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen watched by 78 million people
  • Aug 29 Yanks longest day, Red Sox take 1st game 2-1 in 9, Yanks win 2nd game in 20, 4-3 a total of 8 hours & 19 minutes

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Aug 30 US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as 1st black justice

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall
  • 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

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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
  • Oct 1 KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins
  • Oct 1 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' LA Golf Open
  • Oct 1 Pink FLoyd's 1st US tour (arrives in NYC)
  • Oct 2 Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • Oct 2 Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia
  • Oct 2 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
  • Oct 2 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice
  • Oct 3 KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins
  • Oct 3 King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp)
  • Oct 3 William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72
  • Oct 4 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature NY Yankees, Giants or the Dodgers
  • Oct 4 Omar Ali Saifuddin III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
  • Oct 6 Haight-Ashbury (San Francisco) hippies throw a funeral for "Hippie" to mark end of "the summer of love".
  • Oct 6 USSR performs nuclear test
  • Oct 7 Beatles turn down $1 million NY concert offer by Sid Berstein
  • Oct 7 Rolf Hochhuth's "Soldaten" premieres in West Berlin

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

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara