Historical Events In 1968
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jun 04 In the year 1968 dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70
Jun 05 On this day in history 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
Jun 05 In the year 1968 sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day
Jun 05 On this day in history 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 In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles.
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 On this day in history gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power"
Jun 08 James Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport in the year 1968.
Jun 08 On this day in history new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted
Jun 08 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1968 yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65
Jun 12 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1968 supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
Jun 24 Canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner on this day in history.
Jun 24 Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1968 joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title
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 On this day in history iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
Jun 27 Ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague in the year 1968.
Jun 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1968 kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66
Jun 30 Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1968 john Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73