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Historical Events In 1968

Monday, 19 April 2021

Dec 10   Karl Barth, Swiss theologist/minister (Kirchliche Dogma), dies at 82 in the year 1968.  

Dec 11   Nadine Riga, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 59 in the year 1968.  

Dec 11   The Labor Department announced that the nation's unemployment rate had dwindled to 3.3%, the lowest mark in 15 years on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired in the year 1968.  

Dec 12   Tallulah Bankhead, actress (All Star Revue), dies of pneumonia at 65 in the year 1968.  

Dec 13   In the year 1968 playland at Beach reopens  

Dec 13   Playland at the Beach reopens on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52  

Dec 15   Jess Willard, Heavyweight boxing champ (1915-19), dies at 86 in the year 1968.  

Dec 18   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Dec 19   On this day in history norman Thomas, founder (ACLU)/Socialist Party (1926-55), dies at 84  

Dec 19   WCWB (now WMGT) TV channel 41 in Macon, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1968.  

Dec 20   Bax Brod, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1968.  

Dec 21   On this day in history apollo 8 (Borman, Lovell & Anders) 1st manned Moon voyage  

Dec 21   Launch of Apollo 8 with Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. as Command Module Pilot. During the mission Lovell was one of the first two people to see the far side of the moon. The mission lasted 6 days and 3 hours, and included 10 moon orbits. Recovery was by HS-4 helicopters from USS Yorktown (CVS-10) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Louise Granville, entertainer, dies of influenza at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1968 82 members of US intelligence ship `Pueblo' released by North Korea  

Dec 23   On this day in history borman, Lovell and Anders become first men to orbit Moon  

Dec 23   In the year 1968 first US case of space motion sickness  

Dec 24   Apollo 8 astronauts read passages from Book of Genesis in the year 1968.  

Dec 25   Frank Borman's Christmas reading while orbiting Moon in the year 1968.  

Dec 27   On this day in history apollo 8 returns to Earth  

Dec 28   100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks  

Dec 29   On this day in history balt Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game  

Dec 30   -48ø F (-44ø C), Mazama & Winthrop, Washington (state record) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history first supersonic airliner flown (Russian TU-144)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.  

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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