1967 (one thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven) in the Gregorian calendar is a common year beginning on Sunday. This is the year 1967 AD, the 967th year of the 2nd millennium, the 67th year of the 20th century, the 7th year of the 7th decade of the 20th century, the 8th year of the 1960s.
January 1 - The central government of Laos held parliamentary elections only in the territory under its control, without reaching an agreement with other military-political groups in the country. Thus, the government in Vientiane lost its tripartite character.
January 2 - Inauguration of California Governor Ronald Reagan - former film actor and future president of the United States.
January 4 - At the former residence of Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah in Aburi (near Accra, Ghana), a two-day meeting of the Supreme Military Council of Nigeria began, which approved new principles for governing Nigeria, weakening federal power.
January 9 - construction of the Volga Automobile Plant in the city of Togliatti began.
January 12 - The first person to be cryopreserved is James Bedford.
January 13 - Military coup in Togo. Gnassingbe Eyadema became the head of the country for 38 years.
January 18 - The Soviet automatic interplanetary station Luna-12, having finished its work, fell to the surface of the Moon.
January 22 - Brazil's National Congress adopts a new constitution that comes into effect on March 15.
January 25 - About 70 Chinese students returning from Europe to China blockaded Lenin's mausoleum on Red Square in Moscow. After the riots were put down, they were deported to China;
January 26 - Red Guards (Red Guards) began a siege of the Soviet embassy in Beijing as a response to the expulsion of Chinese students from Moscow;
At the Cape Canaveral launch site, during ground tests of the Saturn-1B launch vehicle and the Apollo 1 spacecraft, a fire broke out in the cabin of the ship. At that moment, American astronauts Virgil Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee were in it, who died.
The USSR, USA and Great Britain signed the Treaty "On the Principles of Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies".
January 28 - government statement issued