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.