Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 07 July 2022
Aug 22 In the year 1968 the first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota)
Aug 23 Ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily in the year 1968.
Aug 24 On this day in history cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies
Aug 24 France became world's 5th thermonuclear power on this day in history.
Aug 24 France becomes a nuclear power, exploding a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific in the year 1968.
Aug 25 On this day in history john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70
Aug 26 Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65 on this day in history.
Aug 27 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/Dutchess of Kent, dies at 61 in the year 1968.
Aug 28 On this day in history anti-war demonstrators clash with police in Chicago, where Hubert H. Humphrey receives the Democratic nomination for president.
Aug 28 John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies on this day in history.
Aug 28 Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven in the year 1968.
Aug 29 Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Death of CEW Bean, founder of the Australian War Memorial and editor of the Official history of Australia in the war of 1914-18 in the year 1968.
Aug 30 In the year 1968 john and Yoko Lennon's One on One concert at Madison Square Garden raises $250,000 to help mentally retarded children.
Aug 30 In the year 1968 the first record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)
Aug 30 On this day in history william Talman, actor (Hamilton-Perry Mason), dies at 53
Aug 31 6,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran on this day in history.
Aug 31 Dennis O'Keefe, actor (Suspicion), dies of lung cancer at 60 in the year 1968.
Aug 31 In the year 1968 in Iran a 7.3 earthquake was centered about 250 kilometers south of Mashhad. There were 12,000 to 20,000 deaths, many injuries, and over 60,000 homeless
Aug 31 On this day in history private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon & Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on the cover
Sep 01 Granville English, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1968.
Sep 01 Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlandsd) begins transmitting in the year 1968.
Sep 02 In the year 1968 ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82
Sep 05 21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan in the year 1968.
Sep 05 Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1968.
Sep 06 In the year 1968 karl Ranki, composer, dies at 69
Sep 06 In the year 1968 swaziland becomes an independent member of the British Commonwealth.
Sep 06 Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1968.
Sep 09 In the year 1968 the fir1st US Open, Arthur Ashe wins
Sep 15 In the year 1968 launch of Zond 5, the first lunar fly around with Earth reentry.
Sep 16 On this day in history richard Nixon appears on "Laugh-in"
Sep 17 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history franchot Tone, actor (Advise & Consent, Dark Waters), dies at 63
Sep 19 In the year 1968 a baby was born on Golden Gate Bridge yes the event slowed traffic