Historical Events In 1968
Monday, 21 September 2020
Jan 31 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Jan 31 Viet Cong's Tet offensive begins in the year 1968.
Feb 01 In the year 1968 famous photo Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head
Feb 01 Former Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President in the year 1968.
Feb 01 Lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Feb 01 The government halted further unification of the Canadian Armed Forces, many say it did not work in the year 1968.
Feb 01 In the year 1968 vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers
Feb 01 World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi on this day in history.
Feb 02 Springer Publishers in West Berlin, bombed on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1968 ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
Feb 05 In the year 1968 kDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth TX (IND) begins broadcasting
Feb 05 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1968.
Feb 05 On this day in history skater Kees Verkerk win Olympics gold in the 1500m
Feb 06 On this day in history 10th Winter Olympics games opens in Grenoble, France
Feb 06 C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 06 Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.
Feb 06 Former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one in the year 1968.
Feb 07 In the year 1968 arthur Miller's "Price," premieres in New York NY
Feb 07 Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls in the year 1968.
Feb 07 Nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1968 j Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56
Feb 08 On this day in history three college students are killed in a clash with the South Carolina highway patrol, during a civil rights protest in Orangeburg.
Feb 09 On this day in history barbara Everest, actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77
Feb 09 In the year 1968 rotterdam metro opened by princess Beatrix
Feb 10 "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1968 peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France
Feb 10 Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78
Feb 11 In the year 1968 israeli-Jordan border fight
Feb 11 On this day in history jeffrey Kramer survives 76 meter jump, Washington Bridge, Hudson River NY
Feb 11 Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France on this day in history.
Feb 13 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 in the year 1968.
Feb 13 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam in the year 1968.
Feb 14 In the year 1968 pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central