Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Sep 19   Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopying), dies at 62 in the year 1968.  

Sep 20   On this day in history frank Pelleg, composer, dies at 57  

Sep 20   On this day in history mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536  

Sep 24   "60 Minutes" premiers in the year 1968.  

Sep 24   Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1968.  

Sep 24   On this day in history swaziland joins the United Nations.  

Sep 26   Hawaii Five-O debuts as an hourly program on CBS on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr in the year 1968.  

Sep 28   On this day in history beatles' "Hey Jude," single goes #1 &stays #1 for 9 weeks  

Sep 28   Corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   First Boeing 747 rolls out on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Supremes release "Love Child" on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history "Night of the Living Dead" premieres in Pittsburgh  

Oct 01   In the year 1968 marcel Duchamp, French painter (Descending an Escalator), dies  

Oct 03   Military coup overthrows Pres Fernando Bela£nde Terry in Peru in the year 1968.  

Oct 09   Government seizes oil fields in Peru on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1968 pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed  

Oct 10   George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd in the year 1968.  

Oct 10   In the year 1968 lee Evans of the US sets 400 meter record at 43.86  

Oct 10   On this day in history wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71  

Oct 11   Apollo 7 (Schirra, Eisele & Cunningham) made 163 orbits in 260 hours in the year 1968.  

Oct 11   Launch of Apollo 7, the first U.S. 3-man space mission, commanded by CDR Walter Schirra, JR. USN. MAJ Ronnie Cunningham, USMCR served as Lunar Module pilot. The mission lasted 10 days and 20 hours. Recovery was by HS-5 helicopters from USS Essex (CVS-9) in the year 1968.  

Oct 11   In the year 1968 panama revolts  

Oct 12   In the year 1968 19th modern Olympic games opens in Mexico City  

Oct 12   Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is First woman to light Olympic flame on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Bea Benaderet, actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62 in the year 1968.  

Oct 13   Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated in the year 1968.  

Oct 14   First live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1968 gruener and Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas  

Oct 14   In the year 1968 in Western Australia a 6.8 earthquake earthquake wrecked the town of Meckering and ruptured all major roads and railways nearby  

Oct 14   On this day in history j.R. Hines of US runs 100 m in world record 9.95 sec  

Oct 15   In the year 1968 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

Oct 18   In the year 1968 circus Circus opens in Las Vegas  

Oct 18   John Lennon & Yoko Ono fined for marijuana possession in the year 1968.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born in the year 1968.  

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   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1968 death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

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

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know