Historical Events In 1968
Friday, 30 September 2022
Jun 04 Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1968.
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 in the year 1968.
Jun 07 Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination on this day in history.
Jun 08 Gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power" in the year 1968.
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 in the year 1968.
Jun 08 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65
Jun 12 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1968.
Jun 14 On this day in history karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51
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 Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing on this day in history.
Jun 19 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign on this day in history.
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 Canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner in the year 1968.
Jun 24 In the year 1968 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 On this day in history resurrection City closed
Jun 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague
Jun 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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.