1967 in History – What happened in year 1967


In history, year 1967 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1967.

Know what happened in 1967:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 JuneGerman university student Benno Ohnesorg was killed during aprotest in West Berlin against the visit of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shahof Iran, sparking the formation of the militant group Movement 2 June.
02 September Paddy Roy Bates proclaimed HM Fort Roughs, a former SecondWorld War Maunsell Sea Fort in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk,England, as an independent sovereign state-the Principality of Sealand.
03 FebruaryRonald Ryan became the last person to be legally executed in Australia, sparking public protests across the country.
03 November Vietnam War-A series of major engagements that were some ofthe hardest-fought and bloodiest battles of the war began at Ð?k Tôin the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
05 November A train derailed near Hither Green maintenance depot in London,killing 49 people and injuring 78 others.
09 AprilThe first Boeing 737 took its maiden flight, eventually becoming the most ordered and produced commercial passenger jet airliner in the world.
09 November French comic book heroes Valérian and Laureline first appearedin the pages of Pilote magazine.
13 January General Gnassingbé Eyadéma seized power in Togo after a coup d'état, ruling as head of state until his death in February 2005.
13 MayZakir Hussain took office as the first elected Muslim Presidentof India.
14 January The counterculture Human Be-In was held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
20 OctoberRoger Patterson and Robert Gimlin filmed an unidentifiedsubject at Six Rivers National Forest in California who they claimed wasa Bigfoot.
23 AprilSoyuz 1 , the first mission of the Soviet Soyuz spacecraft, launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome carrying cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov.
25 JuneMore than 400 million people viewed Our World, the first live,international satellite television production.
29 January The Mantra-Rock Dance, called the 'ultimate high' of the hippie era, took place in San Francisco, featuring Swami Bhaktivedanta, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg .
03 DecemberCardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the firstsuccessful human heart transplant on Louis Washkansky at Groote SchuurHospital in Cape Town, South Africa.
08 OctoberMarxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader Che Guevara wascaptured near La Higuera, Bolivia.
18 OctoberThe Soviet space probe Venera 4 performed direct analysis ofthe environment of Venus and became the first spacecraft to land onanother planet, although it stopped working before that.
15 JuneThe first widely promoted and heavily attended rock festival,the Monterey Pop Festival, began in Monterey, California.
29 JuneActress Jayne Mansfield, her boyfriend Sam Brody, and theirdriver were killed in a car accident outside of New Orleans, while herchildren Miklós, Zoltán, and Mariska Hargitay escaped with only minorinjuries.
27 MayAustralians overwhelmingly approved two amendments to theAustralian Constitution granting the government the power to make lawsto benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the nationalcensus.
27 AprilThe Expo 67 world's fair opened in Montreal, with 62 nationsand more than 50 million visitors ultimately attending.
01 JuneSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the celebrated album bythe Beatles, was released.
02 OctoberThurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-AmericanJustice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
02 JuneGerman university student Benno Ohnesorg was killed during aprotest in West Berlin against the visit of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, sparking the formation of the militant group 2 June Movement.
02 January Former actor Ronald Reagan began his career in government whenhe was sworn in as the 33rd Governor of California.
03 February Ronald Ryan became the last person to be legally executed in Australia, sparking public protests across the country.
05 NovemberA train derailed near Hither Green maintenance depot in London,killing 49 people and injuring 78 others.
08 AugustIndonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailandfounded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
12 JuneThe U.S. Supreme Court delivered its decision in the landmark civil rights case Loving v. Virginia, striking down laws restricting interracial marriage in the United States.
14 AprilAfter leading a military coup three months earlier, GnassingbéEyadéma installed himself as President of Togo, a post which he helduntil 2005.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1967:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 February Mixu Paatelainen / Footballer / Finland
04 March Daryll Cullinan / Cricketer / South Africa
06 February Izumi Sakai / Singer / Japan
07 DecemberKatsuya Terada / Illustrator / Japan
10 JulyGillian Tett / Author / United Kingdom
10 NovemberJackie Fairweather / Runner / Australia
11 February Ty Treadway / Actor / United States of America
20 JulyCourtney Taylor-Taylor / Writer / United States of America
20 February David Herman / Actor / United States of America
21 January Artashes Minasian / Chess Player / Armenia
22 March Bernie Gallacher / Footballer / United Kingdom
22 AugustLayne Staley / Writer / United States of America
22 SeptemberRickard Rydell / Race Car Driver / Sweden
23 SeptemberChris Wilder / Footballer / United Kingdom
23 January Owen Cunningham / Rugby Player / Australia
24 JuneJohn Limniatis / Footballer / Canada
26 JulyJason Statham / Actor / United Kingdom
27 JulyHans Mathisen / Guitarist / Norway
31 OctoberIrina Pantaeva / Actress / Russia
31 JulyTim Wright / Composer / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1967:

YearName / Profession / Country
13 NovemberJuhi Chawla / Actress / India
30 NovemberRajiv Dixit / Scientist / India
17 AugustSupriya Pilgaonkar / Actress / India
30 SeptemberDeepti Bhatnagar / Actress / India
30 NovemberRajiv Dixit / Author / India
04 AugustArbaaz Khan / Actor / India
29 JanuaryBobby Deol / Actor / India
13 NovemberJuhi Chawla / Actress / India
06 January A. R. Rahman / Writer / India
19 AugustNandana Sen / Actress / India
27 JulyRahul Bose / Actor / India
13 NovemberJuhi Chawla / Actress / India
10 NovemberAshutosh Rana / Actor / India
30 MarchNagesh Kukunoor / Actor / India
19 AugustKhandro Rinpoche / Spiritual Leader / India

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