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.