Start High School
Class Of 1967
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Historical Events for December 1967
1st - Pacific Northwest Sports awarded AL expansion franchise (Seattle)
1st - Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
1st - Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams
1st - Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses
2nd - 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
3rd - 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)
3rd - Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
3rd - Ex-president Sukarno under house arrest in Indonesia
3rd - Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train
3rd - Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica
Reggae Musician Bob Marley
5th - The Beatles' clothing store "Apple" opens at 94 Baker Street, London
5th - Benjamin Spock & Allen Ginsberg arrested protesting against Vietnam war
6th - USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
7th - "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 perfs
7th - Otis Redding records "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"
8th - The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK
8th - NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals
9th - Jim Morrison arrested on stage for disturbing the peace
9th - Nicolae Ceau?escu becomes President (dictator) of Romania; overthrown in 1989
Rocker Jim Morrison
11th - 6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed
11th - Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group-Grapefruit
11th - People's front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) established
11th - SST prototype "Concorde" 1st shown (France)
12th - US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit
13th - United Soccer Association & Natl Pro Soccer League merge into NASL
13th - Unsuccessful coup against Greek King Constantine II
13th - San Diego, CA records snow at a zero elevation after temperatures plunge 19 degrees (F) in eight hours.
14th - DNA created in a test tube
14th - Lester B. Pearson (PM of Canada) announces that he is retiring from politics, and is succeeded by Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
15th - Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"
15th - Joe Garagiola joins Today Show panel
15th - Silver Bay bridge (Oh-WV) collapes during afternoon rush hr, 34 die
15th - The Silver Bridge collapses, killing 46 people.
16th - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Phila 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago
17th - WEDW TV channel 49 in Bridgeport, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
17th - Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia, vanishes in mysterious circumstances while swimming near Melbourne.
19th - Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.
20th - "The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman & Anne Bancroft premieres
Actor Dustin Hoffman
20th - 474,300 US soldiers in Vietnam
20th - Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull
23rd - Brussels: NATO Council accept "Flexible Response" strategy
24th - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
24th - Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand
25th - Paul McCartney & Jane Asher get engaged
26th - BBC broadcasts "Magical Mystery Tour"
26th - Dave Brubeck Quartet formally disbands
28th - KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
28th - Muriel Siebert is 1st women to own a seat on NY Stock Exchange
28th - 56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)
29th - Star Trek's "Trouble With Tribbles" 1st airs
29th - Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus
30th - Beatles' "Hello Goodbye," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
30th - Great Western Forum opens in LA
31st - "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 perfs
31st - 1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118
31st - Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL championship game
31st - "The Ice Bowl", Packers beat Cowboys 21-17 in NFL championship game (-13°F)