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Historical Events In 1968

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 21   Doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71 on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1968 paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert  

May 21   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 in the year 1968.  

May 21   US nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test (underground)  

May 23   In the year 1968 aC Milan wins 8th Europe Cup II in Rotterdam  

May 23   Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 24   Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 in the year 1968.  

May 24   On this day in history haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days  

May 24   Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession in the year 1968.  

May 24   President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse in the year 1968.  

May 24   On this day in history the Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated  

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   On this day in history fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks  

May 25   In the year 1968 gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated  

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) in the year 1968.  

May 27   In the year 1968 little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30  

May 28   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1968 manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London  

May 29   In the year 1968 uN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia  

May 30   Beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles" in the year 1968.  

May 30   In the year 1968 president De Gaulle disbands French parliament  

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   On this day in history helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87  

Jun 01   In the year 1968 simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1  

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born in the year 1968.  

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   On this day in history sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  

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

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 in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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