Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jan 01   ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) in the year 1968.  

Jan 01   Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Csar's Palace Fountain in the year 1968.  

Jan 01   In the year 1968 netherlands gets color TV  

Jan 02   On this day in history christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant  

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history the birth of Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 the worlds first heart transplant is carried out  

Jan 04   On this day in history duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas  

Jan 04   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  

Jan 04   Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1968 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   Dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 06   In the year 1968 surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon  

Jan 07   On this day in history "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV  

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   On this day in history surveyor 7 lands on the Moon  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1968 kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 09   Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon on this day in history.  

Jan 09   The U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface in the year 1968.  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  

Jan 10   In the year 1968 uS Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho  

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   In the year 1968 nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV  

Jan 13   "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances in the year 1968.  

Jan 13   Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  

Jan 04   On this day in history joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died in the year 1968.  

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died in the year 1968.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know