1967 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 400 of 425

  • Sep 17 Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
  • Sep 18 Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada
  • 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 21 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 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 26 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow
  • 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 30 Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
  • Sep 30 USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete 1st automatic docking
  • Oct 2 Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia

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

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

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

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Oct 11 Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
  • Oct 17 "Hair" premieres on Broadway
  • Oct 17 Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
  • Oct 17 Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
  • Oct 17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Oct 18 Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
  • Oct 18 Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • Oct 19 Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
  • Oct 20 All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
  • Oct 20 Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
  • Oct 21 Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • Oct 21 Tens of thousands of anti-Vietnam War protesters march on the Pentagon, besieging the military headquarters for two days
  • Oct 22 Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
  • Oct 26 Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
  • Oct 27 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
  • Oct 27 Expo 67 closes in Montreal, Canada
  • Oct 27 NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen
  • Oct 29 London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
  • Oct 30 USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch

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Oct 31 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
  • Oct 31 SF's Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Nov 3 Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
  • Nov 3 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins, becoming one of the bloodiest battles of the war
  • Nov 5 ATS-3 launched by US to take first pictures of full Earth disc
  • Nov 5 US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
  • Nov 5 Yemen president Sallal flees
  • Nov 6 Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curacao, kills 15
  • Nov 6 US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
  • Nov 7 Carl B Stokes elected first black mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio

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Nov 7 LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Nov 7 Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana
  • Nov 7 St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
  • Nov 7 Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
  • Nov 8 1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)
  • Nov 8 Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
  • Nov 8 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Nov 9 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
  • Nov 9 Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
  • Nov 9 The unmanned Saturn V rocket is launched on its first successful test flight into Earth orbit
  • Nov 12 Packers' Travis Williams returns 2 kickoffs for TDs against Browns, setting largest margin of Browns defeat (48), winning 55-7
  • Nov 13 Carl Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Nov 13 NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
  • Nov 14 The Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".
  • Nov 15 Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
  • Nov 15 The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
  • Nov 17 French author RĂ©gis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia
  • Nov 17 Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
  • Nov 17 Davey Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique, Zilch I, in Greenwich Village, NY
  • Nov 18 British government devalues pound from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
  • Nov 20 At 11 AM, Census Clock at Department of Commerce ticks past 200 million
  • Nov 21 Phillip & Jay Kunz fly a kite a record 28,000 feet

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Nov 21 Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."

  • Nov 22 Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
  • Nov 22 UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
  • Nov 22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 25 Puerto Rico placed on Atlantic Standard Time
  • Nov 26 Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return
  • Nov 26 Cloud burst over Lisbon kills about 450
  • Nov 27 Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price

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Nov 27 French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Nov 28 1st radio pulsars detected by British postgraduate Jocelyn Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish at Cambridge University
  • Nov 29 British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen
  • Nov 29 Robert McNamara elected president of World bank
  • Nov 30 Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement
  • Nov 30 Kuria Muria Islands ceded by Britain to Oman
  • Nov 30 People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK

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Nov 30 Senator Eugene McCarthy announces he will run for the US presidency on an anti-Vietnam war platform

Politician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthy
Politician and Presidential Candidate
Eugene McCarthy
  • Nov 30 The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.
  • Dec 1 Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
  • Dec 1 Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams
  • Dec 3 1st human heart transplant performed by Dr Christian Barnard in South Africa

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Dec 3 Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno

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