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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1968 birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1968 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

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, Japanese 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   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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