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Historical Events In 1968

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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.  

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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 in the year 1968.  

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

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

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born in the year 1968.  

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   On this day in history joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

Jan 06   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1968 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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