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Unusual Deaths in 1967


* Vladimir komarov became the first person to die during a space mission after the parachute of his capsule failed to deploy following re-entry.
* In a similar incident, a flash fire began in the pure oxygen environment during a training exercise inside the unlaunched apollo 1 spacecraft, killing command pilot gus grissom, senior pilot ed white, and pilot roger b. chaffee. the door to the capsule was unable to be opened during the fire because of its particular design. had the soviet union revealed the earlier death of valentin bondarenko, this incident could likely have been avoided.


Natural disasters in 1967

* Belvidere - Oak Lawn Tornado Outbreak
* 1967 Caracas earthquake
* 1967 St. Louis tornado outbreak

People who died on September 22 (various years)

* 2007 - Marcel Marceau, French mime artist
* 2007 - Bodinho, Brazilian footballer
* 2006 - Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player
* 2006 - Edward Albert, American actor
* 2004 - Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler
* 2003 - Hugo Young, British journalist
* 2003 - Gordon Jump, American television actor
* 2002 - Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer
* 2001 - Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist
* 2000 - Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator,
* 2000 - Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), American professional wrestler
* 1999 - George C. Scott, American actor
* 1996 - Dorothy Lamour, American actress
* 1996 - Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer and director
* 1993 - Maurice Abravanel, Greek-born conductor
* 1992 - Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player
* 1989 - Irving Berlin, American songwriter
* 1988 - Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst
* 1987 - Dan Rowan, American actor and comedian
* 1981 - Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist
* 1969 - Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico
* 1962 - Mir Ghotbeddin Mohammad Angha, 40th Oveyssi Sufi master
* 1961 - Marion Davies, American actress
* 1957 - Toyoda Soemu, Japanese admiral
* 1956 - Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
* 1952 - Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first President of Finland
* 1881 - Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois
* 1873 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss Federal Councilor
* 1872 - Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer
* 1852 - William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer
* 1828 - Shaka Zulu, Zulu leader
* 1777 - John Bartram, American botanist
* 1776 - Nathan Hale, hanged by the British as a spy
* 1774 - Pope Clement XIV
* 1703 - Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist
* 1692 - Martha Corey, hanged as a result of the Salem witch trials
* 1662 - John Biddle, English theologian
* 1658 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet
* 1607 - Alessandro Allori, Italian painter
* 1566 - Johannes Agricola, German Protestant reformer
* 1554 - Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer
* 1520 - Selim I, Ottoman Sultan
* 1399 - Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician
* 1345 - Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Leicester
* 1253 - Dogen, Japanese Zen Buddhist
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