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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

May 21   Doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71 in the year 1968.  

May 21   Paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert in the year 1968.  

May 21   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history uS nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores  

May 21   USSR performs nuclear test (underground) in the year 1968.  

May 23   On this day in history aC Milan wins 8th Europe Cup II in Rotterdam  

May 23   Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London in the year 1968.  

May 23   James Burke, actor (Ellery Queen, Army Surgeon), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

May 23   In the year 1968 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.  

May 24   On this day in history 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   President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse on this day in history.  

May 24   The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7  

May 25   Charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1968 fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks  

May 25   Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated in the year 1968.  

May 25   Rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash" on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history william E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)  

May 27   On this day in history little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30  

May 28   On this day in history award of United States Presidential Unit Citation to D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, for the Battle of Long Tan  

May 28   On this day in history second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam  

May 28   In the year 1968 senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon  

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 in the year 1968.  

May 29   On this day in history uN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia  

May 30   On this day in history beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles"  

May 30   President De Gaulle disbands French parliament in the year 1968.  

May 30   University church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up in the year 1968.  

May 30   On this day in history west German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law  

Jun 01   In the year 1968 helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87  

Jun 01   In the year 1968 helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87  

Jun 01   Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1 on this day in history.  

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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   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

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

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

Jan 06   In the year 1968 kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

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 on this day in history.  

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