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Historical Events In 1968

Monday, 21 September 2020

Feb 15   On this day in history little Walter, rocker, dies at 37  

Feb 16   Beatles George Harrison & John Lennon & wives fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the year 1968.  

Feb 16   Country's first 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville AL on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1968 elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art"  

Feb 16   Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 10th Winter Olympics games close at Grenoble, France  

Feb 18   David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd in the year 1968.  

Feb 18   In the year 1968 sigurd Erixon, etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79  

Feb 19   On this day in history ralph Dunn, actor (Mr Rudge-Norby), dies at 65  

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   State troopers used tear gas to stop demonstration at Alcorn A &M in the year 1968.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1968 anthony Asquith, British director (Court Martial), dies at 65  

Feb 21   Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history rock group Genesis release their first record "The Silent Sun"  

Feb 23   Fannie Hurst, US author (Anatomy of Me), dies at 78 in the year 1968.  

Feb 23   On this day in history wilt Chamberlain becomes first NBAer to score 25,000 points  

Feb 24   A pulsar discovered (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1968 430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea  

Feb 25   On this day in history camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96  

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

Feb 26   Clandestine Radio Voice of Iraqi People (Communist) final transmission on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1968 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   Doretta Morrow, actress (Because You're Mine), dies at 41 in the year 1968.  

Feb 28   In the year 1968 pirate Radio Hauraki, off New Zealand, returns to the air  

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   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1968.  

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   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died in the year 1968.  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  

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

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