Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Jan 31 In the year 1968 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 In the year 1968 former Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President
Feb 01 On this day in history lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57
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 On this day in history world trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi
Feb 02 On this day in history springer Publishers in West Berlin, bombed
Feb 04 In the year 1968 ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
Feb 05 On this day in history kDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth TX (IND) begins broadcasting
Feb 05 In the year 1968 luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80
Feb 05 Skater Kees Verkerk win Olympics gold in the 1500m on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1968 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 in the year 1968.
Feb 06 On this day in history former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one
Feb 07 On this day in history arthur Miller's "Price," premieres in New York NY
Feb 07 On this day in history belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls
Feb 07 Nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36 on this day in history.
Feb 08 J Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1968 three college students are killed in a clash with the South Carolina highway patrol, during a civil rights protest in Orangeburg.
Feb 09 Barbara Everest, actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77 in the year 1968.
Feb 09 Rotterdam metro opened by princess Beatrix on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1968 "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3
Feb 10 Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France in the year 1968.
Feb 10 Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1968.
Feb 11 On this day in history howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78
Feb 11 On this day in history israeli-Jordan border fight
Feb 11 Jeffrey Kramer survives 76 meter jump, Washington Bridge, Hudson River NY on this day in history.
Feb 11 Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1968 ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
Feb 13 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on this day in history.
Feb 14 Pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central on this day in history.