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Class Of 1967
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Historical Events for February 1967
1st - Severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & 60 lives
1st - WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
2nd - Bolivia adopts its constitution
2nd - Formation of American Basketball Association is announced
3rd - "Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix
3rd - Ronald Ryan, the last person to be executed in Australia, is hanged in Pentridge Prison, Melbourne.
4th - "Wild Thing" hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby
4th - US launches Lunar Orbiter 3
5th - "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)
5th - Anastasio Somoza elected president of Nicaragua
5th - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren
6th - Cultural Revolution in Albania
6th - Muhammad Ali TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
7th - A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama kills 25 people.
8th - Longest losing streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (10 games)
8th - Peter (Asher) & Gordon (Waller) discontinue their singing partnership
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
8th - Pirate Radio UKGM (England) closes down
8th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
10th - 25th Amendment (US Presidential Disability & Succession) ratified
12th - Kees Verkerk becomes world champ all round skater
12th - Keith Richards, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for drugs
12th - Pirate Radio Free Harlem (NYC) begins transmitting
14th - Aretha Franklin records "Respect"
14th - Latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up
15th - 1st anti-bootleg recording laws enacted
15th - D66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber
15th - Longest dream (REM sleep) on record, Bill Carskadon, Chicago (2:23)
16th - Red Ruffing selected to Hall of Fame
17th - Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"
17th - Kosmos 140 (Soyuz Test) launches into Earth orbit
18th - Bob Seagren sets pole vault record at 17'3"
18th - Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out 6 straight major leaguers
19th - Stien Kaiser becomes world champion lady's skater
22nd - Barbara Garson's "MacBird," premieres in NYC
22nd - Sling-shot goal post & 6' wide border around field are standard in NFL
22nd - 25,000 US & South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City against Viet Cong. Largest US airborne assult since WWII
23rd - 25th amendment (US Presidential succession) adopted
23rd - John Herbert's "Fortune & Men's Eyes," premieres in NYC
23rd - Ted Workman replaces Senator Keith Davey as CFL commissioner
23rd - US troops begin largest offensive of Vietnam War
26th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
26th - Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ
27th - Antigua & St Christopher-Nevis become associated states of UK
27th - Dominica gains independence from England
27th - Rio de la Plata Treaty
NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain