Historical Events In 1968
Sunday, 09 May 2021
May 21 In the year 1968 doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71
May 21 Paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert in the year 1968.
May 21 On this day in history the nuclear-powered submarine Scorpion, with a crew of 99, is reported missing It is later found on the ocean floor off the coast of Azores
May 21 In the year 1968 uS nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores
May 21 In the year 1968 uSSR performs nuclear test (underground)
May 23 AC Milan wins 8th Europe Cup II in Rotterdam on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London
May 23 On this day in history james Burke, actor (Ellery Queen, Army Surgeon), dies at 81
May 23 South Island, New Zealand a 7.1 quake was the strongest in 8 years in the area, and resulted in three deaths, 14 injuries, and damage estimated at about $3 million in the year 1968.
May 24 In the year 1968 bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75
May 24 In the year 1968 haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days
May 24 Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history president De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse
May 24 In the year 1968 the Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated
May 25 "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7 in the year 1968.
May 25 On this day in history charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63
May 25 Fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks on this day in history.
May 25 Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash"
May 26 William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30) on this day in history.
May 27 Little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30 on this day in history.
May 28 Award of United States Presidential Unit Citation to D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, for the Battle of Long Tan in the year 1968.
May 28 On this day in history second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam
May 28 Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon in the year 1968.
May 29 In the year 1968 manchester United become the first English team to win European Championship soccer tournament beating Benfica of Portugal 4-1 at Wembley after an added 30 minutes 1968 Truth in Lending Act signed into law
May 29 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1968 uN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia
May 30 In the year 1968 beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles"
May 30 On this day in history president De Gaulle disbands French parliament
May 30 In the year 1968 university church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up
May 30 In the year 1968 west German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law
Jun 01 In the year 1968 helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87
Jun 01 Helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jun 01 Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1 on this day in history.