Historical Events In 1968
Monday, 21 September 2020
Jun 04 Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 in the year 1968.
Jun 05 In the year 1968 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60
Jun 07 On this day in history sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination
Jun 08 On this day in history gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power"
Jun 08 On this day in history 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 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1968.
Jun 12 In the year 1968 fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76
Jun 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1968 samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88
Jun 18 Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history 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 Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections on this day in history.
Jun 30 John Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73 in the year 1968.