Major Events

Your chance to see what was in the news during the year that you, your children, or your family & friends were born
      Fun for Birthdays, cards, greetings, horoscope, astrology, happy birthday to you, ecards

Famous Birthdays
Fun Facts
Year of Birth

Fun Links
 Brain Games

Education Downloads

More Downloads


Other Links
 Automobiles Auctions
 Golden Birthday (Ad)
 Magic Tricks
 Muscle Gain
 Video Games
 Weight Loss


Major Events of 1967

1967 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXVII) was the 67th year of the 20th century. 1967 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Sunday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1967.
News Events of 1967

Israel defeats Arabs in Six Day War.

The USS Liberty, a US Navy ship, is accidently bombed by Israeli jets.

First ever Super Bowl

Dr Christiaan Bernard performs first heart transplant in Cape Town, South Africa.

Biafra (1967-1970) declares independence from Nigeria, and is blockaded leading to massive starvation.

A military coup overthrows the government of Greece.

Sesame Street is first broadcast.

South Yemen independent from UK.

American Samoa adopts a new constitution, and becomes self-governing.

The ocean liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 is launched.

Svetlana Alliluyeva, daughter of Joseph Stalin defects to the United States.

US Supremre Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all US State laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.

The population of Gibraltar vote to remain a British colony rather than become part of Spain.

Sports in 1967
  • American Football:

    1967 Super Bowl (Super Bowl I):

    • Winning Team: Green Bay Packers

    • Losing Team: Kansas City Chiefs

    • First ever Super Bowl

  • Baseball:

    1967 World Series

    • Winning Team: St. Louis Cardinals

    • Losing Team: Boston Red Sox

  • Soccer:

    1967 European Cup:

    • Winners: Celtic

    • Runners-Up: Internazionale

Back To Year Index




Contact Us   About/Terms of Use   Privacy   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Disclosure: Advertising Link(s): Our company may receive a payment if you purchase a product/service after following this link.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Copyright © 2000-2018, Answers 2000 Limited