Historical Events Happened In 1968
Sunday, 01 May 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history aBC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM)
Jan 01 Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cćsar's Palace Fountain in the year 1968.
Jan 01 On this day in history netherlands gets color TV
Jan 02 In the year 1968 christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant
Jan 02 In the year 1968 sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies
Jan 02 The birth of Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor in the year 1968.
Jan 02 On this day in history the worlds first heart transplant is carried out
Jan 04 Duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas in the year 1968.
Jan 04 Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1968 leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million
Jan 05 In the year 1968 dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law
Jan 05 Dubcek succeeds President Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia in the year 1968.
Jan 05 Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks
Jan 06 In the year 1968 beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 8 weeks
Jan 06 In the year 1968 dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation
Jan 06 Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon in the year 1968.
Jan 07 "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV in the year 1968.
Jan 07 On this day in history cN suspends Turbo train service to Toronto after a month of operations because of technical problems related to cold weather
Jan 07 Surveyor 7 lands on the Moon in the year 1968.
Jan 07 In the year 1968 u.S. postage rates increase today; it now costs six cents to send an ounce of first class mail.
Jan 08 Jacques Cousteau's first undersea special on US network TV on this day in history.
Jan 09 Kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide in the year 1968.
Jan 09 Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1968 the U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface.
Jan 10 In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
Jan 10 US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho on this day in history.
Jan 11 Explorer 36 (GEOS-B) launched into earth orbit (1080/1570 km) on this day in history.
Jan 12 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd on this day in history.
Jan 12 Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV in the year 1968.
Jan 13 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
Jan 13 In the year 1968 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later