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Historical Events In 1968

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 31   In the year 1968 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Jan 31   Viet Cong's Tet offensive begins on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history former Vice-President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for President  

Feb 01   Lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57 in the year 1968.  

Feb 01   The government halted further unification of the Canadian Armed Forces, many say it did not work in the year 1968.  

Feb 01   Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of the Green Bay Packers on this day in history.  

Feb 01   World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi in the year 1968.  

Feb 02   Springer Publishers in West Berlin, bombed in the year 1968.  

Feb 04   On this day in history ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70  

Feb 05   KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth TX (IND) begins broadcasting in the year 1968.  

Feb 05   Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Skater Kees Verkerk win Olympics gold in the 1500m in the year 1968.  

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   Arthur Miller's "Price," premieres in New York NY in the year 1968.  

Feb 07   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history j Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56  

Feb 08   Three college students are killed in a clash with the South Carolina highway patrol, during a civil rights protest in Orangeburg in the year 1968.  

Feb 09   Barbara Everest, actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77 in the year 1968.  

Feb 09   In the year 1968 rotterdam metro opened by princess Beatrix  

Feb 10   "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3 in the year 1968.  

Feb 10   Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1968.  

Feb 11   In the year 1968 howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78  

Feb 11   In the year 1968 israeli-Jordan border fight  

Feb 11   In the year 1968 jeffrey Kramer survives 76 meter jump, Washington Bridge, Hudson River NY  

Feb 11   On this day in history peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal, Grenoble, France  

Feb 13   Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 in the year 1968.  

Feb 13   On this day in history uS sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam  

Feb 14   On this day in history pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central  

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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   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born in the year 1968.  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 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   In the year 1968 kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

Jan 09   In the year 1968 death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

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

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