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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Oct 18   Lee Tracy, actor (Doctor X, Bombshell, Best Man), dies of cancer at 70 in the year 1968.  

Oct 19   Golden Gate Bridge charges tolls only for southbound cars on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, TV preacher, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1968 apollo 7 returns to Earth  

Oct 23   On this day in history kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec)  

Oct 24   In the year 1968 mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for pot, released on 50 bail  

Oct 25   Chicago recognizes Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable as its 1st settler on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Jean Schlumberger, French writer (Passions), dies in the year 1968.  

Oct 25   Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby in the year 1968.  

Oct 26   In the year 1968 erich Von Stroheim, actor/director (Napoleon), dies of cancer at 52  

Oct 26   On this day in history soyuz 3 launched  

Oct 26   In the year 1968 the Flushing Meadow Park Zoo opens in New York City.  

Oct 27   On this day in history lise Meitner, Austria/Swedish physics (protactinium), dies at 89  

Oct 28   Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Marius Moaritz Ulfrstad, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history conrad Richter, US writer (Light in the Forest), dies at 78  

Oct 31   Linda Eastman moves to UK permanently in the year 1968.  

Oct 31   President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], actor (Ben Hur), dies at 69  

Nov 01   On this day in history georgios Papandreou, Greek minister/premier, dies at 80  

Nov 02   Ernst Hess, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1968.  

Nov 04   Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author, dies at 78 in the year 1968.  

Nov 05   Estelle Hemsley, actress (Leech Woman, Take aGiant Step), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

Nov 05   Nixon (R) beats VP Humphrey (D) & George C Wallace for Presidency on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Guillaume Landre, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1968.  

Nov 07   Willem A Wagenaar, Dutch journalist/author (3,000 meter), dies in the year 1968.  

Nov 08   Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from John in the year 1968.  

Nov 08   Wendell Corey, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies at 54 in the year 1968.  

Nov 09   On this day in history jan Johansson, composer, dies at 37  

Nov 10   Gerald Mohr, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar & return flight in the year 1968.  

Nov 11   Jeanne Demessieux, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1968.  

Nov 11   John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "2 Virgins" album in the year 1968.  

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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   On this day in history birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died in the year 1968.  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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