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1967

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Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar.

Events of 1967

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January

  • January - Publication of the influential science fiction anthology Dangerous Visions.
  • January 1 - Canada begins a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the British North America Act, 1867, featuring the Expo 67 World's fair.
  • January 5 - Charlie Chaplin opens his last film, A Countess From Hong Kong, in England.
  • January 6 - Vietnam War: USMC and ARVN troops launch " Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.
  • January 8 - Vietnam War: Operation Cedar Falls starts.
  • January 10 - Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of Georgia.
  • January 12 - Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with the intent of future resuscitation.
  • January 13 - A military coup occurs in Togo under the leadership of Etienne Eyadema.
  • January 14 - The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
  • January 15 - Louis Leakey announces the discovery of pre-human fossils in Kenya; he names the species Kenyapitchecus africanus.
  • January 15 - The United Kingdom enters the first round of negotiations for European Economic Community membership in Rome.
  • January 15 - Super Bowl I played in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.
  • January 23 - In Munich, the trial begins of Wilhelm Harster, accused of the murder of 82,856 Jews (including Anne Frank) when he led German security police during the German occupation of the Netherlands. He is eventually sentenced to 15 years in prison.
  • January 23 - The new town of Milton Keynes (England) is founded by Order in Council.
  • January 26 - The Parliament of the United Kingdom decides to nationalize 90% of the British steel industry.
  • January 27 - Apollo 1: U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White, and Roger Chaffee are killed when fire breaks out in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test.
  • January 27 - The United States, Soviet Union and United Kingdom sign the Outer Space Treaty.
  • January 27 - The Doors' self-titled debut album is released.
  • January 31 - West Germany and Romania establish diplomatic relations.

February

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  • February 2 - The American Basketball Association is formed.
  • February 3 - Ronald Ryan becomes the last man hanged in Australia, for murdering a guard while escaping from prison in December 1965.
  • February 4 - The Soviet Union protests the demonstrations before its embassy in Peking.
  • February 5 - NASA launches Lunar Orbiter 3.
  • February 5 - Italy's first guided missile cruiser, the Vittorio Veneto (C550), is launched.
  • February 5 - General Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua.
  • February 6 - Aleksei Kosygin arrives in the UK for an 8-day visit. He meets the Queen on February 9.
  • February 7 - The Chinese government announces that it can no longer guarantee the safety of Soviet diplomats outside the Soviet Embassy building.
  • February 7 - Serious bushfires in southern Tasmania claim 62 lives.
  • February 7 - Opening of Mazenod College, Victoria.
  • February 10 - The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution (presidential succession) is ratified.
  • February 14 - Respect is recorded by Aretha Franklin. It will be released in April.
  • February 15 - The Soviet Union announces that it has sent troops near the Chinese border.
  • February 18 - China sends 3 People's Liberation Army divisions to Tibet.
  • February 18 - New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison claims he will solve the John F. Kennedy assassination, and that it was planned in New Orleans.
  • February 22 - Suharto takes power from Sukarno in Indonesia (see Transition to the New Order and Supersemar).
  • February 22 - Donald Sangster becomes the new Prime Minister of Jamaica, succeeding Alexander Bustamante.
  • February 23 - Trinidad and Tobago are the first Commonwealth nations to join the Organization of American States.
  • February 23 - 25th Amendment of the United States Constitution enacted.
  • February 24 - Moscow forbids its satellite states to form diplomatic relations with West Germany.
  • February 25 - The Chinese government announces that it has ordered the army to help in the spring seeding.
  • February 25 - Britain's second Polaris missile submarine, HMS Renown, is launched.
  • February 26 - A Soviet nuclear test is conducted at Semipalatinsk Test Site, Eastern Kazakhstan.
  • February 27 - The Dutch government supports British EEC membership.

March

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  • March 1 - Founding of the city of Hatogaya, Saitama, Japan.
  • March 1 - Brazilian police arrest Franc Paul Stangli, ex-commander of Treblinka and Sobibór concentration camps.
  • March 1 - The Red Guards return to schools in China.
  • March 1 - The Queen Elizabeth Hall is opened in London.
  • March 4 - The first North Sea gas is pumped ashore at Easington, East Riding of Yorkshire.
  • March 4 - Queens Park Rangers become the first 3rd Division side to win the League Cup at Wembley Stadium defeating West Bromwich Albion 3-2.
  • March 7 - Jimmy Hoffa begins his 8-year sentence for attempting to bribe a jury.
  • March 9 - Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to the USA via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
  • March 12 - The Indonesian State Assembly takes all presidential powers from Sukarno and names Suharto as acting president.
  • March 13 - Moise Tshombe, ex-prime minister of Congo, is sentenced to death in absentia.
  • March 14 - The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • March 14 - Nine executives of the German pharmaceutical company Grunenthal are charged for breaking German drug laws because of thalidomide.
  • March 16 - In the Aspida case in Greece, 15 officers are sentenced to 2-18 years in prison, accused of treason and intentions of staging a coup.
  • March 18 - The supertanker Torrey Canyon runs aground in between Land's End and the Scilly Isles.
  • March 19 - A referendum in French Somaliland favors the connection to France.
  • March 21 - A military coup takes place in Sierra Leone.
  • March 29 - A 13-day TV strike begins in the U.S.
  • March 29 - The first French nuclear submarine, Le Redoutable, is launched.
  • March 29 - The SEACOM cable system is inaugurated.
  • March 31 - U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs the Consular Treaty.

April

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  • April 2 - A United Nations delegation arrives in Aden due to approaching independence. They leave April 7, accusing British authorities of lack of cooperation. The British say the delegation did not contact them.
  • April 4 - Martin Luther King, Jr. denounces the Vietnam War during a religious service in New York City.
  • April 6 - Georges Pompidou begins to form the next French government.
  • April 7 - Lead-up to the Six Day War Israeli fighters shoot down 7 Syrian MIG-21s.
  • April 8 - Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw (music and text by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1967 for United Kingdom.
  • April 9 - The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) takes its maiden flight.
  • April 10 - 39th Academy Awards ceremony
  • April 12 - Ahmanson Theatre opens in Los Angeles.
  • April 13 - Conservatives win the Greater London Council elections.
  • April 14 - In San Francisco, 10,000 march against the Vietnam War.
  • April 15 - Large demonstrations are held against the Vietnam War in New York City and San Francisco.
  • April 20 - The Surveyor 3 probe lands on the Moon.
  • April 20 - A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126 people.
  • April 21 - Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship led by George Papadopoulos; ex-Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou political prisoner to December 25.
  • April 21 - The Belvidere - Oak Lawn tornado outbreak strikes the upper Midwest section of the United States (in particular the Chicago area, including the suburbs of Belvidere and Oak Lawn, Illinois, where 33 people are killed and 500 injured).
  • April 23 - A group of young radicals are expelled from the Nicaraguan Socialist Party (PSN). This group goes on to found the Socialist Workers Party (POS).
  • April 24 - Soyuz 1: Vladimir Komarov becomes the first Soviet cosmonaut to die, when the parachute of his space capsule fails during re-entry.
  • April 27 - Montreal, Quebec, Expo 67, a World's Fair to coincide with the Canadian Confederation centennial, officially opens with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson igniting the Expo Flame in the Place des Nations.
  • April 28 - In Houston, Texas, boxer Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
  • April 28 - Expo 67 opens to the public, with over 310,000 people attending. Al Carter from Chicago is the first visitor as noted by Expo officials.
  • April 29 - Fidel Castro announces that all intellectual property belongs to all people and that Cuba intends to translate and publish technical literature without compensation.
  • April 30 - Moscow's 537m-tall TV tower is finished.

May

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  • May 1 - Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu are married in Las Vegas.
  • May 1 - GO Transit, Canada's first interregional public transit system, is established.
  • May 2 - The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup.
  • May 2 - Harold Wilson announces that the United Kingdom has decided to apply for EEC membership.
  • May 4 - Lunar Orbiter 4 is launched.
  • May 6 - Dr. Zakir Hussain is the first Muslim to become president of India.
  • May 6 - Four hundred students seize the administration building at Cheyney State College, Pennsylvania.
  • May 6 - Hong Kong 1967 riots: Clashes between striking workers and police kill 51 and injure 800.
  • May 8 - The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
  • May 10 - The Greek military government accuses Andreas Papandreou of treason.
  • May 11 - The United Kingdom and Ireland apply officially for European Economic Community membership.
  • May 17 - Syria mobilizes against Israel.
  • May 17 - President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt demands withdrawal of the peacekeeping UN Emergency Force in Sinai. U.N. Secretary-General U Thant complies ( May 18).
  • May 18 - Tennessee Governor Ellington repeals the "Monkey Law" (see the Scopes Trial).
  • May 18 - In Mexico, schoolteacher Lucio Cabañas begins a guerrilla campaign in Atoyac de Alvarez, west of Acapulco, in the state of Guerrero.
  • May 18 - NASA announces crew members for the Apollo 7 space mission (first manned Apollo flight): Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham.
  • May 19 - The Soviet Union ratifies a treaty with the United States and the United Kingdom, banning nuclear weapons from outer space.
  • May 19 - Yuri Andropov becomes KGB chief.
  • May 22 - The Innovation department store in the centre of Brussels (Belgium) burns down. It is the most devastating fire in Belgian history, resulting in 323 dead and missing and 150 injured.
  • May 23 - Egypt closes the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, blockading Israel's southern port of Eilat.
  • May 25 - Celtic F.C. becomes the first Scottish and Northern European team to reach a European Cup final and also the first to win it, beating Inter Milan 2-1.
  • May 25 - 25th Amendment added to the Constitution
  • May 27 - Naxalite Guerrilla War: Beginning with a peasant uprising in the town of Naxalbari, this Marxist/Maoist rebellion sputters on in the Indian countryside. The guerrillas operate among the impoverished peasants, fighting both the government security forces and private paramilitary groups funded by wealthy landowners. Most fighting takes place in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh.
  • May 27 - The Australian referendum, 1967 passes with an overwhelming 90% support, removing, from the Australian Constitution, two discriminatory sentences referring to Indigenous Australians. It signified Australia's first step in recognising Indigenous rights.
  • May 28 - The Folk-Rock band Fairport Convention plays their first gig in London.
  • May 30 - Biafra, in eastern Nigeria, announces its independence.

June

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  • Moshe Dayan becomes Israel's Secretary of Defense.
  • June 1 - The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, nicknamed "The Soundtrack of the Summer of Love"; it would be number one on the albums charts throughout the summer of 1967.
  • June 2 - Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into fights, during which young Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
  • June 2 - Luis Monge executed in Colorado's Gas Chamber. Last pre-Furman execution in USA.
  • June 4 - Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
  • June 5 - Start of Six-Day War, Israel occupies the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Sinai peninsula and Golan Heights after defeating its Arab neighbours.
  • June 7 - Two Moby Grape members are arrested for contributing to the delinquency of minors.
  • June 8 - Six-Day War: The USS Liberty incident - Israeli fighter jets and Israeli warships fire at USS Liberty off Gaza, killing 34 and wounding 171.
  • June 10 - Israel and Syria agree to a United Nations-mediated cease-fire.
  • June 10 - The Soviet Union severs diplomatic relations with Israel.
  • June 10 - Margrethe, heir apparent to the throne of Denmark, marries French count Henri de Laborde de Monpezat.
  • June 11 - A race riot occurs in Tampa, Florida.
  • June 12 - Loving v. Virginia: The United States Supreme Court declares all U.S. state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
  • June 12 - Venera program: Venera 4 is launched (it will become the first space probe to enter another planet's atmosphere and successfully return data).
  • June 13 - Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall is nominated as the first African American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  • June 14 - Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus.
  • June 14 - The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb.
  • June 14- June 15 - Glenn Gould records Prokofiev's Seventh Piano Sonata, Op. 83, in New York City, his only recording of a Prokofiev composition.
  • June 16 - The Monterey Pop Festival begins and goes for 3 days.
  • June 17 - The People's Republic of China announces a successful hydrogen bomb test.
  • June 23 - Cold War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey, for the 3-day Glassboro Summit Conference. Johnson travels to Los Angeles for a dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel where earlier in the day thousands of war protesters clashed with L.A. police.
  • June 25 - 400 million viewers watch Our World, the first live, international, satellite television production. It features the live debut of The Beatles' song " All You Need is Love."
  • June 26 - Pope Paul VI ordains 276 new cardinals (one of them Karol Wojtyła).
  • June 27 - The first automatic cash machine (voucher-based) is installed, in the office of the Barclays Bank in Enfield, England.
  • June 27 - A race riot in Buffalo, New York leads to 200 arrests.
  • June 28 - Israel declares the annexation of East Jerusalem.
  • June 30 - Moise Tshombe, former prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is kidnapped to Algeria.

July

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  • July 1 - Canada celebrates its first one hundred years of Confederation.
  • July 1 - The first UK colour television broadcasts begin on BBC2. The first one is from the tennis championchip at Wimbledon. A full colour service begins on BBC2 on December 2.
  • July 1 - American Samoa's first constitution becomes effective.
  • July 3 - A military rebellion led by Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme begins in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • July 4 - the British Parliament decriminalizes homosexuality.
  • July 5 - Troops of Belgian mercenary commander Jean Schramme revolt against Mobutu Sese Seko, and try to take control of Stanleyville, Congo.
  • July 6 - Biafran War Nigerian forces invade Biafra, following the latter's secession May 30.
  • July 6 - A level crossing collision between a train loaded with children and a tanker-truck near Magdeburg, East Germany kills 94 people, mostly children.
  • July 10 - Heavy massive rain and landslide occurred mainly Kobe and Kure, Japan, at least 371 reported killed.
  • July 12 - The Greek military regime strips 480 Greeks of their citizenship.
  • July 13 - The Newark, New Jersey race riots occur.
  • July 15 - The Detroit race riots occur.
  • July 16 - A prison riot in Jay, Florida leaves 37 dead.
  • July 18 - The United Kingdom announces the closing of its military bases in Malaysia and Singapore. Australia and the U.S. does not approve.
  • July 20 - Chilean poet Pablo Neruda receives the first Viareggio-Versile prize.
  • July 21 - The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin, announces secession from the United States because it is not included in the official maps and declares war. Secession is repealed the next day.
  • July 23 - 12th Street Riot: In Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city (43 killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned).
  • July 24 - During an official state visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle declares to a crowd of over 100,000 in Montreal: Vive le Québec libre! (Long live free Quebec!). The statement, interpreted as support for Quebec independence, delights many Quebecers but angers the Canadian government and many English Canadians.
  • July 29 - An explosion and fire aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin leaves 134 dead.
  • July 29 - Georges Bidault moves to Belgium where he receives political asylum.
  • July 29 - An earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela leaves 240 dead.

August

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  • August 1 - Race riots in the United States spread to Washington, D.C..
  • August 1 - Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  • August 2 - Turkish football club Trabzonspor established in Trabzon.
  • August 5 - Pink Floyd releases their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn in the United Kingdom.
  • August 6 - A pulsar is noted by Jocelyn Bell and Antony Hewish. The discovery is first recorded in print in 1968: "An entirely novel kind of star came to light on Aug. 6 last year
  • August 7 - Vietnam War: The People's Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
  • August 7 - A general strike in the old quarter of Jerusalem protests Israel's unification of the city.
  • August 8 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • August 9 - Vietnam War: Operation Cochise is initiated - United States Marines begin a new operation in the Que Son Valley.
  • August 10 - Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme's troops take the Congolese border town of Bukavu.
  • August 14 - The United Kingdom Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal.
  • August 18 - The State of Tamil Nadu, India is established.
  • August 19 - West Germany receives 36 East German prisoners it has "purchased" through the border posts of Herleshausen and Wartha.
  • August 21 - A truce is declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • August 21 - The People's Republic of China announces that it has shot down United States planes violating its airspace.
  • August 23 - The album Are You Experienced is released by The Jimi Hendrix Experience in Canada and the United States.
  • August 25 - American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated in Arlington, Virginia.
  • August 30 - Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

September

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  • September 1 - Ilse Koch, also known as the "Witch of Buchenwald", commits suicide in the Bavarian prison of Aichach.
  • September 2 - Paddy Roy Bates occupies Roughs Tower and establishes the Principality of Sealand.
  • September 3 - Nguyen Van Thieu is elected President of South Vietnam.
  • September 3 - H-Day in Sweden: At 5:00 a.m. local time, all traffic in the country switches from left-hand traffic pattern to right-hand traffic.
  • September 4 - Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins - The United States Marines launch a search and destroy mission in Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces. The ensuing 4-day battle in Que Son Valley kills 114 Americans and 376 North Vietnamese.
  • September 9 - Fashion Island, one of California's first outdoor shopping malls, opens in Newport Beach.
  • September 10 - In Gibraltar, only 44 out of 12,182 voters support union with Spain.
  • September 17 - A riot occurs during a football match in Kaysei, Turkey (44 dead, about 600 injured).
  • September 18 - Love Is a Many Splendored Thing debuts on U.S. daytime television and is the first soap opera to deal with an interracial relationship. CBS censors find it too controversial and ask for it to be stopped, causing show creator Irna Phillips to quit.
  • September 27 - RMS Queen Mary arrives in Southampton, at the end of her last transatlantic voyage.
  • September 30 - BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4 are all launched.

October

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  • October 2 - Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first black justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • October 3 - An X-15 research aircraft with test pilot William J. Knight establishes an unofficial world fixed-wing speed record of Mach 6.7.
  • October 4 - Omar Ali Saifuddin III of Brunei, abdicates in favour of his son, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
  • October 8 - Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
  • October 9 - Che Guevara executed.
  • October 12 - Vietnam War: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the U.S. Congress for peace initiatives are futile, because of North Vietnam's opposition.
  • October 14 - Quebec Nationalism: Rene Lévesque leaves the Liberal Party
  • October 16 - Thirty-nine people, including singer-activist Joan Baez, are arrested in Oakland, California, for blocking the entrance of that city's military induction centre.
  • October 17 - The musical Hair opens off-Broadway. It will move to Broadway the following April.
  • October 18 - Walt Disney's 19th full-length animated feature The Jungle Book, the last animated film personally supervised by Disney, is released and becomes an enormous box-office and critical success. On a double bill with the film is the (now) much less well-known true-life adventure, Charlie the Lonesome Cougar.
  • October 19 - The Mariner 5 probe flies by Venus.
  • October 21 - Tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters march in Washington, D.C.. Allen Ginsberg symbolically chants to 'levitate' The Pentagon.
  • October 21 - An Egyptian surface-to-surface missile sinks the Israeli destroyer Eilat, killing 47 Israeli sailors. Israel retaliates by shelling Egyptian refineries along the Suez Canal.
  • October 25 - An abortion bill passes in the British Parliament.
  • October 26 - Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran is officially crowned.
  • October 26 - John McCain shot down over North Vietnam and made a POW.
  • October 27 - Charles De Gaulle vetoes British entry into the European Economic Community again.
  • October 27 - London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
  • October 29 - Mobutu's troops launch an offensive against mercenaries in Bukavu, Congo.
  • October 29 - Montreal, Quebec Expo 67 closes, having received over 50 million attendees.
  • October 30 - British troops and Chinese demonstrators clash on the border of China and Hong Kong during the Hong Kong 1967 riots.

November

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  • November 2 - Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson holds a secret meeting with a group of the nation's most prestigious leaders ("the Wise Men") and asks them to suggest ways to unite the American people behind the war effort. They conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the war.
  • November 3 - Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins - Around Dak To (located about 280 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border) heavy casualties are suffered on both sides (the Americans narrowly win the battle on November 22).
  • November 4- November 5 - Mercenaries of Jean Schramme and Jerry Puren withdraw from Bukavu, over the Shangugu Bridge, to Rwanda.
  • November 6 - The Rhodesian parliament passes pro-Apartheid laws.
  • November 7 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
  • November 7 - Carl B. Stokes is elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, becoming the first African American mayor of a major United States city.
  • November 8 - The BBC's very first local radio station is launched ( BBC Radio Leicester).
  • November 9 - Apollo program: NASA launches a Saturn V rocket carrying the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft from Cape Kennedy.
  • November 11 - Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 3 United States prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to "New Left" antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
  • November 14 - The Congress of Colombia in conmemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as: "Day of the Colombian Woman".
  • November 15 - Civil rights activists in the US succeed in their campaign to extend the definition of murder to include the killing of blacks.
  • November 15 - Regional Conflict General Grivas and his 10,000 strong Greek Army division forced to leave Cyprus after 24 Turkish Cypriot civilians are killed by Greek Cypriot National Guard in the villages of Kophinou and Ayios Theodhoros - relations sour between Nicosia and Athens. Turkey flies sorties into Greece territory; masses troops in Thrace on her border with Greece.
  • November 17 - Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson tells his nation that, while much remained to be done, "We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking...We are making progress." (2 months later the Tet Offensive makes him regret his words.)
  • November 17 - French author Regis Debray is sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in Bolivia.
  • November 19 - The UK pound is devalued from 1 GBP = 2.80 USD to 1 GBP = 2.40 USD.
  • November 21 - Vietnam War United States General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
  • November 22 - UN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted by the UN Security Council, establishing a set of principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement.
  • November 26 - Major floods hit Lisbon region (Portugal) killing 462.
  • November 29 - Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation, to become president of the World Bank. This action is due to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's outright rejection of McNamara's early November recommendations to freeze troop levels, stop bombing North Vietnam and hand over ground fighting to South Vietnam.
  • November 30 - Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto founds the Pakistan People's Party and becomes its first chairman. Today it is one of the major political parties in Pakistan (alongside the Pakistan Muslim League) that is broken into many fractions bearing the same name under different leaders, such as the Pakistan's Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP).
  • November 30 - The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
  • November 30 - U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy (D-MN) announces his candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson over the Vietnam War.

December

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  • December 1 - RMS Queen Mary is retired. Her place is taken by RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.
  • December 3 - Christian Barnard carries out the world's first heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
  • December 4 - At 1850 hours, a volcano erupts on Deception Island in Antarctica.
  • December 4 - Vietnam War: U.S. and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta (235 of the 300-strong Viet Cong battalion are killed).
  • December 5 - In New York City, Benjamin Spock and Allen Ginsberg are arrested for protesting against the Vietnam War.
  • December 9 - Nicolae Ceauşescu becomes the Chairman of the Romanian State Council, making him the de-facto leader of Romania.
  • December 11 - The Concorde is unveiled in Toulouse, France.
  • December 13 - King Constantine II of Greece flees the country when his coup attempt fails.
  • December 15 - The Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, collapses (46 dead). It has been linked to the so-called Mothman mystery.
  • December 17 - Harold Holt, Australian prime minister, disappears when swimming at a beach 60 km from Melbourne.


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1967 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1967
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Ab urbe condita 2720
Armenian calendar 1416
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԶ
Bahá'í calendar 123 – 124
Berber calendar 2917
Buddhist calendar 2511
Burmese calendar 1329
Chinese calendar 4603/4663-11-21
( 丙午年十一月廿一日)
— to —
4604/4664-12-1
( 丁未年十二月初一日)
Coptic calendar 1683 – 1684
Ethiopian calendar 1959 – 1960
Hebrew calendar 5727 – 5728
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2022 – 2023
 - Shaka Samvat 1889 – 1890
 - Kali Yuga 5068 – 5069
Holocene calendar 11967
Iranian calendar 1345 – 1346
Islamic calendar 1386 – 1387
Japanese calendar Shōwa 42
(昭和42年)
Korean calendar 4300
Thai solar calendar 2510

January-February

  • January 1 - Sunny Chan, Hong Kong TVB actor
  • January 2 - Tia Carrere, American actress
  • January 4 - Marina Orsini, Canadian actress
  • January 5 - Joe Flanigan, American actor
  • January 7 - Mark Lamarr, British comedian/TV and radio presenter
  • January 8 - R. Kelly, American R&B singer/songwriter/producer
  • January 9 - Dave Matthews, South African-born musician
  • January 9 - Dale Gordon, English footballer
  • January 11 - Derek Riddell, Scottish actor
  • January 12 - Vendela Kirsebom, Swedish supermodel
  • January 14 - Sharon Beshenivsky, West Yorkshire police constable (d. 2005)
  • January 15 - Lisa Lisa, American singer ( Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam)
  • January 17 - Song Kang-ho, Korean actor
  • January 18 - Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer
  • January 19 - Diane Garnick, American investment manager
  • January 23 - Naim Suleymanoglu, Bulgarian-born weightlifter
  • January 31 - Michael Burkett, a.k.a. Fat Mike, American singer and musician
  • January 31 - Chad Channing, Former drummer of Nirvana
  • February 1 - Meg Cabot, American teen author
  • February 5 - Chris Parnell, American actor and comedian
  • February 6 - Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer ( Zard) (d. 2007)
  • February 7 - Cheung Man, Hong Kong actress
  • February 9 - Todd Pratt, American baseball player
  • February 10 - Laura Dern, American actress
  • February 10 - Armand Serrano, Filipino Animator
  • February 12 - Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician
  • February 15 - Trond Egil Soltvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • February 17 - Chanté Moore, American singer
  • February 18 - Roberto Baggio, Italian football player
  • February 18 - John Valentin, baseball player
  • February 19 - Benicio del Toro, Puerto Rican actor
  • February 19 - Sven Erik Kristiansen ("Maniac"), Norwegian Black metal and hardcore punk singer
  • February 20 - Kurt Cobain, American musician ( Nirvana) (d. 1994)
  • February 20 - Andrew Shue, American actor
  • February 20 - Lili Taylor, American actress
  • February 23 - Tamsin Greig, English actress
  • February 26 - Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese footballer

March-April

  • March 1 - George Eads, American actor
  • March 4 - Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer
  • March 11 - John Barrowman, Scottish-born actor (Torchwood star)
  • March 16 - Lauren Graham, American actress
  • March 17 - Billy Corgan, American musician and songwriter
  • March 18 - Miki Berenyi, British lead singer of Lush
  • March 18 - Andre Rison, American pro football player
  • March 21 - Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Swedish musician ( Ace of Base)
  • March 21 - Adrian Chiles, British television and radio presenter
  • March 22 - Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
  • March 25 - Debi Thomas, American figure skater
  • March 27 - Talisa Soto, American actress
  • March 29 - Brian Jordan, baseball player
  • March 30 - Christopher Bowman, American figure skater (d. 2008)
  • April 6 - Jonathan Firth, British actor
  • April 6 - Mika Koivuniemi, Finnish ten-pin bowler
  • April 9 - Alex Kahn, American artist
  • April 14 - Barrett Martin, American drummer and composer
  • April 14 - Jeff Jarrett, American professional wrestler
  • April 15 - Alt, Brazilian comic creator
  • April 15 - Frankie Poullain, British bassist ( The Darkness)
  • April 15 - Dara Torres, American swimmer
  • April 17 - Marquis Grissom, baseball player
  • April 17 - Liz Phair, American singer and songwriter
  • April 18 - Maria Bello, American actress
  • April 20 - Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player
  • April 20 - Mike Portnoy, American drummer ( Dream Theatre)
  • April 22 - Sheryl Lee, American actress
  • April 22 - Sherri Shepherd, American comedian and TV show host
  • April 23 - Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
  • April 26 - Glen Jacobs (Kane), American professional wrestler
  • April 26 - Marianne Jean-Baptiste, American actress
  • April 27 - Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
  • April 28 - Kari Wührer, American actress and singer
  • April 29 - Curtis Joseph, Canadian hockey player
  • April 29 - Rachel Williams, American model, actress, and TV presenter

May-June

  • May 1 - Tim McGraw, American singer
  • May 5 - Takehito Koyasu, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  • May 10 - Nobuhiro Takeda, Japanese footballer and sportscaster
  • May 13 - Chuck Schuldiner, American singer and guitarist (d. 2001)
  • May 13 - Melanie Thornton, American singer (d. 2001)
  • May 14 - Tony Siragusa, American football player
  • May 15 - John Smoltz, baseball player
  • May 19 - Geraldine Somerville, Irish actress
  • May 21 - Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • May 22 - MC Eiht, American rapper
  • May 22 - Brooke Smith, American actress
  • May 24 - Eric Close, American actor
  • May 25 - Poppy Z. Brite, American author
  • May 27 - Lou Gish, British actress (d. 2006)
  • May 29 - Noel Gallagher, British musician (Oasis)
  • May 31 - Phil Keoghan, New Zealand-born television host
  • May 31 - Kenny Lofton, American baseball player
  • June 3 - Anderson Cooper, American television journalist
  • June 5 - Joe DeLoach, American athlete
  • June 5 - Ron Livingston, American actor
  • June 6 - Paul Giamatti, American actor
  • June 7 - Dave Navarro, American guitarist
  • June 8 - Efan Ekoku, Nigerian footballer
  • June 8 - Jasmin Tabatabai, German/Iranian actress and musician
  • June 10 - Darren "Buffy, the Human Beatbox" Robinson, American rapper ( The Fat Boys) (d. 1995)
  • June 15 - Yūji Ueda, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  • June 19 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
  • June 19 - Mia Sara, American actress
  • June 20 - Nicole Kidman, American-born Australian actress
  • June 23 - Yoko Minamino, Japanese idol star and actress
  • June 24 - Bill Huard, Canadian ice hockey player
  • June 24 - Richard Z. Kruspe, German musician ( Rammstein)
  • June 24 - Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
  • June 29 - Murray Foster, Canadian Bassist ( Moxy Fruvous)
  • June 29 - Melora Hardin, American actress and singer

July-August

  • July 1 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian actress and model
  • July 4 - Vinny Castilla, Mexican Major League Baseball player
  • July 4 - Andy Walker, Canadian television personality
  • July 5 - Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
  • July 7 - Jackie Neal, American blues singer (d. 2005)
  • July 11 - John Henson, American TV show host
  • July 12 - John Petrucci, American virtuoso guitarist
  • July 12 - Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth
  • July 13 - Akira Hokuto, Japanese women's professional wrestler
  • July 14 - Robin Ventura, American baseball player
  • July 15 - Adam Savage, American TV show host ( MythBusters)
  • July 16 - Will Ferrell, American comedian and actor
  • July 18 - Vin Diesel, American actor
  • July 19 - Rageh Omaar, broadcaster
  • July 23 - Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor
  • July 25 - Matt LeBlanc, American actor
  • July 27 - Juliana Hatfield, American guitarist and songwriter
  • July 27 - Sasha Mitchell, American actor
  • July 27 - Kellie Waymire, American actress (d. 2003)
  • July 28 - Taka Hirose, Japanese musician ( Feeder)
  • July 30 - A. W. Yrjänä, Finnish rock musician and poet
  • July 31 - Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (d. 2005)
  • July 31 - Elizabeth Wurtzel, author and feminist
  • August 4 - Mike Marsh, American athlete
  • August 7 - Charlotte Lewis, English actress
  • August 8 - Rena Mero, wrestler, model and actress
  • August 9 - Deion Sanders, American pro football and baseball player
  • August 10 - Riddick Bowe, American boxer
  • August 11 - Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer and songwriter
  • August 11 - Joe Rogan, American comedian and television host
  • August 12 - Regilio Tuur, Dutch boxer
  • August 13 - Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer
  • August 16 - Pamela Smart, American murderer
  • August 16 - Ulrika Jonsson, Swedish-born television personality
  • August 21 - Carrie-Anne Moss, Canadian actress
  • August 21 - Serj Tankian, Lebanese-born singer ( System of a Down)
  • August 22 - Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor and model
  • August 22 - Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer (d. 1986)
  • August 22 - Layne Staley, American singer ( Alice in Chains) (d. 2002)
  • August 25 - Jeff Tweedy, American singer ( Wilco)
  • August 29 - Anton Newcombe, American musician ( The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
  • August 30 - Frederique van der Wal, Dutch supermodel

September-October

  • September 3 - Luis Gonzalez, baseball player
  • September 5 - Jane Sixsmith, English field hockey player
  • September 6 - Macy Gray, American R&B singer
  • September 9 - Chris Caffery, American guitarist and singer
  • September 9 - Anna Malle, American pornographic actress (d. 2006)
  • September 11 - Harry Connick, Jr., American singer and actor
  • September 13 - Michael Johnson, American athlete
  • September 18 - Tara Fitzgerald, British actress
  • September 20 - Martin Harrison, American NFL Football Player
  • September 20 - Kristen Johnston, American actress
  • September 20 - Gunnar Nelson, American singer
  • September 20 - Matthew Nelson, American singer
  • September 21 - Susie Dent, British lexicographer on Countdown
  • September 21 - Faith Hill, American singer
  • September 22 - Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
  • September 23 - Masashi Nakayama, Japanese footballer
  • September 25 - Kim Issel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • September 26 - Shannon Hoon, American singer ( Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
  • September 28 - Mira Sorvino, American actress
  • September 28 - Moon Unit Zappa, American actress and musician
  • September 30 - Andrea Roth, Canadian actress
  • October 2 - Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete
  • October 4 - Liev Schreiber, American actor
  • October 4 - Ekin Cheng, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • October 5 - Johnny Gioeli, American Power Metal singer
  • October 5 - Guy Pearce, English-born actor
  • October 7 - Toni Braxton, American R&B singer
  • October 8 - Teddy Riley, American R&B and hip hop singer
  • October 9 - Eddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • October 11 - Tazz, American professional wrestler and commentator
  • October 11 - Artie Lange, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • October 11 - David Starr, American racecar driver
  • October 13 - Trevor Hoffman, Major League Baseball player
  • October 13 - Kate Walsh, American actress
  • October 16 - Davina McCall, British TV presenter and UK Big Brother host
  • October 17 - René Dif, Danish-Algerian megastar (AQUA)
  • October 22 - Carlos Mencia, Latino actor and standup comedian
  • October 24 - Jacqueline McKenzie, Australian actress
  • October 26 - Keith Urban, New Zealand-born, Australian country music singer
  • October 27 - Scott Weiland, American musician
  • October 28 - Julia Roberts, American actress
  • October 28 - Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
  • October 29 - Joely Fisher, American actress
  • October 29 - Rufus Sewell, English actor
  • October 29 – Péter Kun, Hungarian guitarist (d. 1993)
  • October 30 - Brad Aitken, Canadian ice hockey player
  • October 30 - Ty Detmer, American NFL quarterback and 1990 Heisman Trophy winner
  • October 30 - Gavin Rossdale, English musician

November-December

  • November 1 - Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer and songwriter
  • November 3 - Steven Wilson, English musician
  • November 5 - Judy Reyes, American actress
  • November 7 - Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • November 8 - Courtney Thorne-Smith, American actress
  • November 11 - Gil de Ferran, Race car driver
  • November 13 - Jimmy Kimmel, American comedian and talk show host ( Jimmy Kimmel Live!)
  • November 13 - Steve Zahn, American actor
  • November 14 - Letitia Dean, British actress
  • November 15 - François Ozon, French writer and director
  • November 16 - Lisa Bonet, American actress
  • November 20 - Teoman, Turkish rock singer and song-writer
  • November 22 - Boris Becker, German tennis player
  • November 22 - Mark Ruffalo, American actor
  • November 22 - Bart Veldkamp, Dutch-born speed skater
  • November 23 - Salli Richardson, American actress
  • November 28 - Anna Nicole Smith, American model and actress (d. 2007)
  • December 1 - Reggie Sanders, Major League Baseball outfielder
  • November 29 - John "Bradshaw" Layfield, American professional wrestler
  • December 5 - Gary Allan, American country musician
  • December 6 - Judd Apatow, screenwriter and producer
  • December 6 - Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • December 8 - Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  • December 9 - Joshua Bell, American violinist
  • December 11 - Mo'Nique, American actress and comedian
  • December 12 - John Randle, American football player
  • December 13 - Jamie Foxx, American actor
  • December 14 - Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
  • December 16 - Donovan Bailey, Canadian athlete
  • December 16 - Miranda Otto, Australian actress
  • December 17 - Gigi D'Agostino, Italian musician and DJ
  • December 18 - Toine van Peperstraten, Dutch sports journalist
  • December 19 - Criss Angel, American musician, magician, illusionist, escapologist, and stunt performer
  • December 20 - Mikhail Saakashvili, President of Georgia
  • December 22 - Dan Petrescu, Romanian footballer

Deaths

January - March

  • January 3 - Jack Ruby, American killer of Lee Harvey Oswald (b. 1911)
  • January 4 - Donald Campbell, English water and land speed record seeker (b. 1921)
  • January 4 - Mohammed Khider Algerian politician (b. 1912)
  • January 17 - Barney Ross, American boxer (b. 1709)
  • January 19 - Kazimierz Funk, Polish biochemist (b. 1884)
  • January 21 - Ann Sheridan, American actress (b. 1915)
  • January 27 - Edward White - Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1930)
  • January 27 - Gus Grissom - Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1926)
  • January 27 - Roger Chaffee - Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1935)
  • January 27 - Alphonse Juin, Marshal of France (b. 1888)
  • January 31 - Eddie Tolan, American athlete (b. 1708)
  • February 4 - Albert Orsborn, the 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886)
  • February 8 - Victor Gollancz, British publisher (b. 1893)
  • February 16 - Smiley Burnette, American actor (b. 1911)
  • February 16 - Józef Hofmann, Polish pianist (b. 1876)
  • February 18 - J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist (b. 1704)
  • February 21 - Charles Beaumont, American writer (b. 1929)
  • March 4 - Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, deposed prime minister of Iran (b. 1882)
  • March 6 - John Haden Badley, English author (b. 1865)
  • March 6 - Nelson Eddy, American singer and actor (b. 1701)
  • March 6 - Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882)
  • March 7 - Alice B. Toklas, American personality (b. 1877)
  • March 11 - Geraldine Farrar, American soprano (b. 1882)
  • March 27 - Jaroslav Heyrovský, Czech chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)
  • March 30 - Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894)

April - June

  • April 4 - Al Lewis, American songwriter (b. 1701)
  • April 5 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1890)
  • April 17 - Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1708)
  • April 19 - Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1876)
  • April 24 - Vladimir Komarov, cosmonaut (b. 1927) (parachute failure)
  • May 6 - Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)
  • May 10 - Lorenzo Bandini, Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935)
  • May 12 - John Masefield, English poet and novelist (b. 1878)
  • May 15 - Edward Hopper, American painter (b. 1882)
  • May 22 - Langston Hughes, American writer (b. 1702)
  • June 7 - Dorothy Parker, American writer (b. 1893)
  • June 10 - Spencer Tracy, American actor (b. 1700)
  • June 14 - Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (b. 1897)
  • June 26 - Francoise Dorleac, French actress (b.1942)
  • June 29 - Jayne Mansfield, American actress (b. 1933)

July - September

  • July 8 - Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani Mother of the Nation (b. 1893)
  • July 8 - Vivien Leigh, English actress (b. 1913)
  • July 14 - Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880)
  • July 17 - John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1926)
  • July 17 - Cyril Ring, American film actor (b. 1892)
  • July 18 - Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, ex-president of Brazil (b. 1897) (plane crash)
  • July 21 - Jimmie Foxx, American baseball player (b. 1707)
  • July 21 - Albert Lutuli, South African politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • July 22 - Carl Sandburg, American poet (b. 1878)
  • August 1 - Richard Kuhn, Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1700)
  • August 9 - Joe Orton, English playwright (b. 1933)
  • August 15 - René Magritte, Belgian painter (b. 1898)
  • August 19 - Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)
  • August 24 - Henry J. Kaiser, American industrialist (b. 1882)
  • August 24 - Lam Bun, Hong Kong radio commentator (b. 1930)
  • August 25 - Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
  • August 25 - Paul Muni, Polish actor (b. 1895)
  • August 25 - George Lincoln Rockwell, American Nazi Party leader (b. 1918)
  • August 27 - Brian Epstein, English band manager (The Beatles) (b. 1934)
  • August 31 - Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (b. 1891)
  • September 3 - Francis Ouimet, American professional golfer (b.1893)
  • September 11 - Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1704)
  • September 13 - Varian Fry, American journalist (b. 1707)
  • September 18 - John Cockcroft, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • September 27 - Prince Felix Yussupov, Russian assassin of Rasputin (b. 1887)

October - December

  • October 3 - Woody Guthrie, American musician (b. 1912)
  • October 3 - Sir Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (b. 1895)
  • October 7 - Norman Angell, British politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1872)
  • October 8 - Clement Attlee, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1883)
  • October 9 - Che Guevara, Argentine revolutionary (executed) (b. 1928)
  • October 9 - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • October 17 - Xuantong Emperor, Emperor of China (b. 1706)
  • October 20 - Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1878)
  • November 7 - John Nance Garner, U.S. Vice President (b. 1868)
  • November 10 - Andreas Scholl, German Countertenor (b. 1967), in Eltville am Rhein in Rheingau. Specialises in Baroque and early music
  • November 13 - Harriet Cohen, English pianist (b. 1895)
  • November 19 - Charles J. Watters, U.S. Army chaplain, Medal of Honour recipient (b. 1927)
  • November 25 - Ossip Zadkine, Russian sculptor, painter and lithographer (b. 1890)
  • December 3 - Harry Wismer, former New York Jets owner (b. 1913)
  • December 4 - Daniel Jones, British phonetician (b. 1881)
  • December 10 - Otis Redding, American singer in an air crash (b. 1941)
  • December 10 - Ronnie Caldwell, American musician in an air crash (b. 1948)
  • December 10 - Phalon Jones, American musician in an air crash (b. 1949)
  • December 17 - Harold Holt, Australian Prime Minister (b. 1708) (body never found)
  • December 17 - Jack Perrin, American actor (b. 1896)
  • December 24 - Karl Ristenpart, German conductor (b. 1700)
  • December 26 - Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • December 28 - Katharine McCormick, American feminist (b. 1875)
  • December 29 - Paul Whiteman, American bandleader (b. 1890)
  • December 30 - Vincent Massey, former Canadian Governor General (b. 1887)

Nobel prizes

  • Physics - Hans Albrecht Bethe
  • Chemistry - Manfred Eigen, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, George Porter
  • Physiology or Medicine - Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline, George Wald
  • Literature - Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • Peace - not awarded

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