1967

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May 19, 2022

1967 was a free year.

Events

January

January 4 - The Doors release their first album, The Doors. January 27 - Three American astronauts (Gas Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chafi) die in a capsule for a flight to the moon at Cape Canaveral base in the capsule of the Apollo 1 spacecraft in which a fire broke out. January 30 - Pope Paul VI meets with President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Nikolai Podgorny, the first head of the Soviet state to visit the Vatican.

February

February 10 - The 25th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified.

April

April 24 - Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 1 crashes in Siberia on its way back to Earth, killing cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, the first person to die in space flight.

May

May 17 - Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser calls for the withdrawal of the United Nations peacekeeping mission from the Sinai Peninsula. May 23 - Egypt closes the Strait of Tirana and blocks the port of Eilat at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba for Israeli ships.

Jun

June 2 - Police kill Benoit Onezorg during a student protest in West Berlin against the visit of Persian Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, which resulted in the creation of the terrorist movement on June 2. June 5 - A six-day war between Israel and the Arab countries of Egypt, Syria and Jordan begins with a preventive Israeli attack. June 5 - Egypt closes the Suez Canal, the day after the outbreak of the Six Day War. June 10 - A six-day Israeli-Arab war ends, in which Israel occupies the territories of Syria, Jordan and Egypt, which include East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula.

Jul

July 1 - European Coal and Steel Community, European Atomic Energy Community and European Economic Community formally merge - European Community created July 6 - A civil war breaks out in Nigeria over the declaration of independence of East Nigeria (Biafra). July 24 - French President Charles de Gaulle ends his speech in Montreal with the exclamation "Long live free Quebec!", Which provoked a sharp protest from Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson. July 29 - A U.S. aircraft carrier, Forestal, is damaged in a fire during the Vietnam War, killing 130 people.

August

August 8 - Indonesia, Malaysia, Fili�