Year 1967 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 22 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City against the Viet Cong. Largest US airborne assault since WWII.
  • Apr 24 Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."

Historical Marriages

  • Jan 10 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven
  • Mar 17 "The Color Purple" novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal (23) in New York City; divorce in 1976
  • Apr 28 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds second wife journalist Anna Torv (22) (divorced 1999)

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