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Historical Events In 1968

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jun 04   Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 in the year 1968.  

Jun 05   In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, who was immediately arrested. Kennedy had just claimed victory in California's Democratic presidential primary. 68  

Jun 05   In the year 1968 sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day  

Jun 05   In the year 1968 uS Senator Robert Kennedy shot and killed in Los Angeles  

Jun 06   In the year 1968 franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies  

Jun 06   Senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60  

Jun 07   On this day in history sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination  

Jun 08   On this day in history gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power"  

Jun 08   On this day in history james Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport.  

Jun 08   New colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted in the year 1968.  

Jun 08   Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1968.  

Jun 12   In the year 1968 fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76  

Jun 14   On this day in history karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51  

Jun 15   In the year 1968 john Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral  

Jun 15   In the year 1968 samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88  

Jun 18   Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign  

Jun 20   Jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history ruth St Denis, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses), dies at 91  

Jun 21   Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner in the year 1968.  

Jun 24   On this day in history deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion  

Jun 24   Joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Resurrection City closed in the year 1968.  

Jun 25   In the year 1968 tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43  

Jun 26   Iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Norman Norton, cricketer (dismissed Hobbs in only Test for S Af), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers  

Jun 29   In the year 1968 kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66  

Jun 30   Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections on this day in history.  

Jun 30   John Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73 in the year 1968.  

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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   On this day in history birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1968 death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

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

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  

Jan 11   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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