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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day in the year 1968.  

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

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   Dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1968 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   New colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1968 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   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   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   On this day in history canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner  

Jun 24   Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion in the year 1968.  

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

Jun 24   In the year 1968 resurrection City closed  

Jun 25   Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43 in the year 1968.  

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

Jun 29   Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

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   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   In the year 1968 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

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

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died in the year 1968.  

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