Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Nov 11 On this day in history maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
Nov 12 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1968.
Nov 13 In the year 1968 bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
Nov 14 In the year 1968 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
Nov 16 In the year 1968 greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74
Nov 17 "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances in the year 1968.
Nov 17 Wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Nov 18 Walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatria), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1968 army coup seizes power in Mali
Nov 19 Mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees in the year 1968.
Nov 20 Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
Nov 21 In the year 1968 supremes &Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
Nov 21 Supremes andTemptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage
Nov 22 On this day in history beatles release "The Beatles," (White Album)in UK, their only double album
Nov 24 On this day in history kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
Nov 25 On this day in history marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
Nov 26 On this day in history arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
Nov 27 Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1968.
Nov 28 On this day in history enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70
Nov 28 John Lennon is fined œ150 for unauthorized drug possession on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1968 john and Yoko release their first album "Two Virgins" in UK
Nov 29 The Viet Cong High Command orders an all-out attempt to smash the Phoenix program. Hanoi Radio broadcasted a National Liberation Front directive calling for a new offensive to "utterly destroy" Allied forces in the year 1968.
Nov 30 Diana Ross and The Supremes hit the #1 spot on the music charts with Love Child. The somewhat controversial tune (for the times) stayed at the top for two weeks in the year 1968.
Dec 01 Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting on this day in history.
Dec 02 Pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor in the year 1968.
Dec 05 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP in the year 1968.
Dec 07 On this day in history m Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923
Dec 07 On this day in history orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit
Dec 07 On this day in history richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823
Dec 09 Doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford in the year 1968.