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Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Feb 15   In the year 1968 little Walter, rocker, dies at 37  

Feb 16   On this day in history beatles George Harrison & John Lennon & wives fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi  

Feb 16   In the year 1968 country's first 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville AL  

Feb 16   Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art" on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history healey Willan, composer, dies at 87  

Feb 17   Donald Wolfit, actor (Lawrence of Arabia), dies of heart ailment at 65 in the year 1968.  

Feb 18   In the year 1968 10,000 demonstrators against US in Vietnam War in West-Berlin  

Feb 18   10th Winter Olympics games close at Grenoble, France in the year 1968.  

Feb 18   David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Sigurd Erixon, etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Ralph Dunn, actor (Mr Rudge-Norby), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Anthony Asquith, dies in the year 1968.  

Feb 20   On this day in history john Cleese (Monty Python) marries Connie Booth  

Feb 20   On this day in history state troopers used tear gas to stop demonstration at Alcorn A &M  

Feb 21   150,000 demonstrate against leftist students in West-Berlin on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history anthony Asquith, British director (Court Martial), dies at 65  

Feb 21   In the year 1968 baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000  

Feb 22   In the year 1968 omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71  

Feb 22   In the year 1968 rock group Genesis release their first record "The Silent Sun"  

Feb 23   In the year 1968 fannie Hurst, US author (Anatomy of Me), dies at 78  

Feb 23   Wilt Chamberlain becomes first NBAer to score 25,000 points in the year 1968.  

Feb 24   A pulsar discovered (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge) in the year 1968.  

Feb 24   On this day in history discovery of the first pulsar in space  

Feb 24   Gary Unger begins NHL consecutive game record of 914 games in the year 1968.  

Feb 24   US troops reconquer Hue Vietnam in the year 1968.  

Feb 25   430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea in the year 1968.  

Feb 25   Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history makarios re-elected President of Cyprus  

Feb 26   On this day in history clandestine Radio Voice of Iraqi People (Communist) final transmission  

Feb 26   On this day in history eric Feldary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep), dies of burns at 55  

Feb 27   Johannes Tralow, writer, dies at 85 in the year 1968.  

Feb 28   In the year 1968 doretta Morrow, actress (Because You're Mine), dies at 41  

Feb 28   Pirate Radio Hauraki, off New Zealand, returns to the air on this day in history.  

Feb 29   1st pulsar announced (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge) on this day in history.  

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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   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1968 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

Jan 06   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   In the year 1968 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   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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