Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Nov 11 In the year 1968 maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
Nov 12 In the year 1968 kSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
Nov 13 On this day in history bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
Nov 14 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning on this day in history.
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 On this day in history wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86
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 Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50 in the year 1968.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 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" in the year 1968.
Nov 21 Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage in the year 1968.
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 Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1968 enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70
Nov 28 In the year 1968 john Lennon is fined œ150 for unauthorized drug possession
Nov 29 John and Yoko release their first album "Two Virgins" in UK on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66 in the year 1968.
Dec 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history m Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923
Dec 07 In the year 1968 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit
Dec 07 In the year 1968 richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823
Dec 09 On this day in history doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford