Historical Events In 1968
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Nov 11 In the year 1968 maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
Nov 12 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Nov 13 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP in the year 1968.
Nov 14 On this day in history "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
Nov 16 Greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74 in the year 1968.
Nov 17 On this day in history "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
Nov 17 Wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86 in the year 1968.
Nov 18 In the year 1968 walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatria), dies at 74
Nov 19 In the year 1968 army coup seizes power in Mali
Nov 19 In the year 1968 mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees
Nov 20 In the year 1968 cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
Nov 21 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt on this day in history.
Nov 21 Supremes &Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" in the year 1968.
Nov 21 Supremes andTemptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" in the year 1968.
Nov 21 On this day in history yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage
Nov 22 Beatles release "The Beatles," (White Album)in UK, their only double album in the year 1968.
Nov 24 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1968 marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
Nov 26 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81 in the year 1968.
Nov 27 In the year 1968 gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
Nov 28 Enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70 in the year 1968.
Nov 28 John Lennon is fined œ150 for unauthorized drug possession in the year 1968.
Nov 29 John and Yoko release their first album "Two Virgins" in UK in the year 1968.
Nov 29 In the year 1968 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
Nov 30 In the year 1968 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
Dec 01 Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1968 pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting
Dec 02 Pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor on this day in history.
Dec 05 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 in the year 1968.
Dec 05 In the year 1968 rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
Dec 07 M Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923 on this day in history.
Dec 07 Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1968.
Dec 07 Richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823 in the year 1968.
Dec 09 Doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford on this day in history.