1967 in History (Part 5)

Events in History

Events 401 - 425 of 425

  • Dec 3 Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train

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Dec 5 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock and poet Allen Ginsberg arrested in New York while protesting against the Vietnam War

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Pediatrician
Benjamin Spock
Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • Dec 6 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • Dec 7 Otis Redding records "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"

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Dec 9 Nicolae Ceaușescu becomes President of Romania (overthrown 1989)

Dictator of Romania Nicolae Ceausescu
Dictator of Romania
Nicolae Ceausescu
  • Dec 11 6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed
  • Dec 11 People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) established
  • Dec 11 Supersonic airliner prototype "Concorde" 1st shown (France)
  • Dec 12 US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit
  • Dec 13 United Soccer Association & National Pro Soccer League merge into NASL
  • Dec 13 Unsuccessful coup against Greek King Constantine II
  • Dec 13 San Diego, CA records snow at a zero elevation after temperatures plunge 19 degrees (F) in eight hours.
  • Dec 14 DNA created in a test tube

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Dec 14 Lester B. Pearson (PM of Canada) announces that he is retiring from politics, and is succeeded by Pierre Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson
  • Dec 15 Joe Garagiola joins "Today" show panel
  • Dec 15 The Silver Bridge collapses over the Ohio River in the US, killing 46 people
  • Dec 19 Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.
  • Dec 20 474,300 US soldiers in Vietnam
  • Dec 23 Brussels: NATO Council accept "Flexible Response" strategy
  • Dec 24 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Dec 24 Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand
  • Dec 26 Dave Brubeck Quartet formally disbands
  • Dec 28 Muriel Siebert is 1st woman to own a seat on NY Stock Exchange
  • Dec 29 Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus
  • Dec 30 Great Western Forum opens in LA

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History