World Events

Posted in 1967

  • 'Six Day War' between Arab and Israeli states; the Suez Canal is closed.
  • Britain announces plans for military withdrawal from "east of Suez", including Malaysia and Singapore.
  • Race riots in the USA; emergence of the Black Power movement.
  • First heart transplant is performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard in South Africa.
  • Pantyhose is invented.