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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  

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

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1968 death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  

Jan 11   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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