Historical Events for October 1967

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Events 1 - 61 of 61

1st - KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins
1st - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' LA Golf Open
1st - Pink FLoyd's 1st US tour (arrives in NYC)
2nd - Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
2nd - Groundbreaking begins on Veteran Stadium in Philadelphia
2nd - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
2nd - Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice
3rd - KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins
3rd - King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp)
3rd - William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72
4th - 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature Yanks, Giants or Dodgers
4th - Omar Ali Saifuddin III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood MarshallFirst Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall 6th - Haight-Ashbury hippies throw a funneral to mark end of hippies
6th - USSR performs nuclear test
7th - Beatles turn down $1 million NY concert offer by Sid Berstein
7th - Rolf Hochhuth's "Soldaten" premieres in West Berlin
8th - Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
10th - Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy" premieres in Dublin
11th - World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
11th - Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
12th - St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan BehanIrish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan 13th - CBS radio cancels "House Party"
16th - WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
16th - WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
17th - "Hair" premieres on Broadway
17th - Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS
17th - Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
17th - Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
17th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
18th - Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra StreisandSinger-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand 18th - Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
18th - Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" is released
18th - AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
19th - Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
19th - Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
20th - All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
20th - Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
20th - KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
20th - A purported bigfoot is filmed by Patterson and Gimlin.
21st - Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
21st - Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm Pentagon
22nd - 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
22nd - Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
22nd - Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
22nd - Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
23rd - "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
23rd - NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
26th - Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
27th - 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
27th - Expo '67 closes in Montreal, Canada
27th - NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen
29th - Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 29th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
29th - MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
29th - London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
30th - Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
30th - Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
30th - USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
31st - KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting
31st - Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep
Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van ThieuVietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu 31st - SF's Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award

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