Historical Events In 1968
Monday, 21 September 2020
May 21 On this day in history doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71
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 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1968 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 Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 in the year 1968.
May 24 In the year 1968 haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days
May 24 On this day in history mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession
May 24 President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse in the year 1968.
May 24 The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated in the year 1968.
May 25 "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7 on this day in history.
May 25 Charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63 in the year 1968.
May 25 In the year 1968 fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks
May 25 On this day in history gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated
May 25 Rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash" on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1968 william E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)
May 27 Little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30 in the year 1968.
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 Second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam in the year 1968.
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 on this day in history.
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" on this day in history.
May 30 President De Gaulle disbands French parliament on this day in history.
May 30 On this day in history university church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up
May 30 West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law on this day in history.
Jun 01 Helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87 in the year 1968.
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.