Historical Events For 1968
Monday, 25 September 2017
Sep 20 Frank Pelleg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1968.
Sep 20 Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536 on this day in history.
Sep 24 "60 Minutes" premiers on this day in history.
Sep 24 Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1968 swaziland joins the United Nations.
Sep 26 On this day in history hawaii Five-O debuts as an hourly program on CBS
Sep 28 In the year 1968 alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr
Sep 28 Beatles' "Hey Jude," single goes #1 &stays #1 for 9 weeks on this day in history.
Sep 28 Corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64 in the year 1968.
Sep 30 First Boeing 747 rolls out on this day in history.
Sep 30 Supremes release "Love Child" in the year 1968.
Oct 01 "Night of the Living Dead" premieres in Pittsburgh on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history marcel Duchamp, French painter (Descending an Escalator), dies
Oct 03 Military coup overthrows Pres Fernando Bela£nde Terry in Peru on this day in history.
Oct 09 Government seizes oil fields in Peru on this day in history.
Oct 09 Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history george Harrison forms Singsong Ltd
Oct 10 In the year 1968 lee Evans of the US sets 400 meter record at 43.86
Oct 10 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71 in the year 1968.
Oct 11 In the year 1968 apollo 7 (Schirra, Eisele & Cunningham) made 163 orbits in 260 hours
Oct 11 Launch of Apollo 7, the first U.S. 3-man space mission, commanded by CDR Walter Schirra, JR. USN. MAJ Ronnie Cunningham, USMCR served as Lunar Module pilot. The mission lasted 10 days and 20 hours. Recovery was by HS-5 helicopters from USS Essex (CVS-9) on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history panama revolts
Oct 12 19th modern Olympic games opens in Mexico City on this day in history.
Oct 12 Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is First woman to light Olympic flame in the year 1968.
Oct 13 Bea Benaderet, actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated in the year 1968.
Oct 14 In the year 1968 first live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
Oct 14 In the year 1968 gruener and Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
Oct 14 In the year 1968 in Western Australia a 6.8 earthquake earthquake wrecked the town of Meckering and ruptured all major roads and railways nearby
Oct 14 In the year 1968 j.R. Hines of US runs 100 m in world record 9.95 sec
Oct 15 In the year 1968 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
Oct 18 Circus Circus opens in Las Vegas on this day in history.
Oct 18 John Lennon & Yoko Ono fined for marijuana possession in the year 1968.
Oct 18 Lee Tracy, actor (Doctor X, Bombshell, Best Man), dies of cancer at 70 on this day in history.