Historical Events In 1968
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Jun 04 On this day in history dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70
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 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 in the year 1968.
Jun 07 On this day in history dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60
Jun 07 In the year 1968 sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination
Jun 08 Gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power" in the year 1968.
Jun 08 James Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport in the year 1968.
Jun 08 In the year 1968 new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted
Jun 08 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on this day in history.
Jun 10 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1968 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 John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral in the year 1968.
Jun 15 Samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88 in the year 1968.
Jun 18 On this day in history supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing
Jun 19 On this day in history 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign
Jun 20 In the year 1968 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 On this day in history supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
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 in the year 1968.
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 in the year 1968.
Jun 28 In the year 1968 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 In the year 1968 gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections
Jun 30 John Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73 on this day in history.