1967 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 300 of 426

  • 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
  • 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 Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), 1st foreigner (France) & 1st amateur to US Women's open golf tournament
  • Jul 3 "News at 10" premieres on British TV
  • Jul 4 Opening ceremony of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
  • Jul 5 Congo uprising under Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme
  • Jul 6 Nigerian Civil War erupts as Nigerian forces invade the secessionist state of Biafra
  • Jul 7 Beginning of the civil war in Biafra.
  • Jul 8 Helen Weston of Detroit rolls a record 4,585 in 24 games
  • 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 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 Surveyor 4 launched to Moon; explodes just before landing
  • Jul 15 LA Wolves beat Wash Whips 6-5 in OT to be United Soccer Ass champs
  • Jul 15 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 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 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 First successful liver transplant, on 19 month old Julie Rodriguez by Dr Starzl at the University of Colorado

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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 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

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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)
  • Aug 1 Izaak Samkalden becomes mayor of Amsterdam
  • Aug 2 US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 5

  • Aug 2 The second Blackwall Tunnel opens in Greenwich, London.
  • Aug 3 45,000 US soldiers sent to Vietnam
  • Aug 3 James Law rides entire NYC subway in 22 hrs 12 minutes
  • 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 Bobby Gentry releases her only hit "Ode to Billy Joe"
  • Aug 5 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) & Radio London close down
  • 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 11 Al Downing becomes 12th to strike-out side on 9 pitches
  • 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 20 Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, & fired again as manager of A's
  • Aug 21 China reports downing of 2 US bombers
  • 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 Paraguay accepts its constitution
  • Aug 25 Train crash at Beesd, Netherlands: 2 die
  • 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 28 Asif Iqbal & Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt v Eng

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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 2 The Principality of Sealand is established, ruled by Prince Paddy Roy Bates.

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 4 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200
  • Sep 4 Train crash at Arnhem, Netherlands, kills 5
  • Sep 5 -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas
  • 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 Uganda declares independence from Great Britain
  • 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 11 A's drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
  • 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 14 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
  • Sep 14 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge & Sanctuary opens in Bronx

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