Historical Events in 1967 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 of 748

  • 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, North Carolina
  • 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, Tennessee
  • 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 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 23 First successful liver transplant, on 19 month old Julie Rodriguez by Dr Starzl at the University of Colorado

  • Jul 24 PGA Championship, Columbine CC: Don January wins his only major title in 18-hole playoff with Don Messengale (69-71)
  • Jul 24 The 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 San Francisco 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 and Keith Richards end 1 month jail sentence

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
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 play 1st ever pre-season game, lose to LA Rams 16-7 at Anaheim Stadium
  • Aug 2 US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit Aug 5
  • Aug 2 The second Blackwall Tunnel opens in Greenwich, London

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 2 "In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison, based on John Ball's novel of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Academy Awards 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 College All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 ; 70,934 at Soldier Field
  • 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 First exhibition after AFL/NFL merger, Denver Broncos (AFL) surprise Detroit Lions (NFL), 13-7 at University of Denver
  • 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 Minnesota Twins pitcher Dean Chance throws a perfect no-hitter vs Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings before game is called because of weather
  • Aug 6 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles) hits into MLB record 4th career 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

Film release premierFilm Release

Aug 13 "Bonnie and Clyde", directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • 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 Western Open Women's Golf, Pekin CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 7 strokes from Sandra Haynie
  • 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

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Aug 26 Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 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 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 Cincinnati reliever Bob Lee walks Dick Groat with bases loaded in the 21st inning to give SF Giants a 1-0 win at Crosley Field; 20 scoreless innings tie MLB mark set by Pirates & Braves in 1918
  • 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

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
  • 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 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 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 25 WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 26 Dmitri Shostakovich'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 29 American boxer Emile Griffith regains his world middleweight crown on points in a brawling re-match with Italian Nino Benvenuti at Shea Stadium, NY; second of famous trilogy of fights
  • 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

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Oct 1 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • Oct 1 Richard Petty continues phenomenal NASCAR winning streak by taking the Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway; unprecedented 10th consecutive victory
  • Oct 2 Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • Oct 2 Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia
  • 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 St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 2-1 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Fenway Park; first Fall Classic since 1948 not to feature Yankees, Giants or Dodgers; Cards win series, 4-3
  • 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

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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 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • Oct 11 Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
  • Oct 12 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • Oct 13 CBS radio cancels "House Party"
  • Oct 13 Seattle SuperSonics (now OKC Thunder) lose NBA debut game, 144-116 to the San Francisco Warriors at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum
  • Oct 13 First American Basketball Association (ABA) game is played with Oakland Oaks beating Anaheim Amigos, 132-129; red, white & blue ball and 3-point field goal introduced
  • Oct 16 Joean Baez and 123 other anti-draft protesters are arrested in Oakland, California
  • Oct 16 WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 16 WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 17 "Hair" premieres on Broadway

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Oct 17 Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 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 18 Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" film is released