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Historical Events In 1968

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

Jun 05   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 in the year 1968.  

Jun 05   Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day on this day in history.  

Jun 05   US Senator Robert Kennedy shot and killed in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1968 james Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport.  

Jun 08   In the year 1968 new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted  

Jun 08   In the year 1968 rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash"  

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

Jun 12   Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1968.  

Jun 14   Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51 in the year 1968.  

Jun 15   On this day in history john Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral  

Jun 15   Samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88 in the year 1968.  

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   Jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds in the year 1968.  

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   On this day in history canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner  

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

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

Jun 24   In the year 1968 resurrection City closed  

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

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

Jun 27   On this day in history ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague  

Jun 27   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66  

Jun 30   Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections in the year 1968.  

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   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   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   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

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

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born in the year 1968.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1968.  

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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