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