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Historical Events In 1968

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 04   In the year 1968 dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles.  

Jun 07   Dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60 in the year 1968.  

Jun 07   Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   James Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport in the year 1968.  

Jun 08   On this day in history new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted  

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

Jun 10   In the year 1968 yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65  

Jun 12   On this day in history fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76  

Jun 14   Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   Samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1968 supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing  

Jun 19   50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign in the year 1968.  

Jun 20   On this day in history jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1968 supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns  

Jun 24   Canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1968 joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title  

Jun 24   On this day in history resurrection City closed  

Jun 25   On this day in history tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43  

Jun 26   On this day in history iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US  

Jun 27   Ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague in the year 1968.  

Jun 27   On this day in history norman Norton, cricketer (dismissed Hobbs in only Test for S Af), dies  

Jun 28   Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers in the year 1968.  

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   In the year 1968 john Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73  

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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   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

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

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

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  

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   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.  

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

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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