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Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Feb 29   On this day in history beatles' "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy  

Feb 29   Bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills) on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Dr. Jocelyn Bell Burnell announces the discovery of the first pulsar (a star that emits regular radio waves) in the year 1968.  

Feb 29   First pulsar discovered (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge) on this day in history.  

Feb 29   US end regular flights with nuclear bombs in the year 1968.  

Feb 29   In the year 1968 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 country music artists Johnny Cash and June Carter are married.  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 g v d Vring, writer, dies  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 hong Kong flu in Worldwide killing 1-4 million people  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 nBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return great news!!  

Mar 01   On this day in history pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting  

Mar 01   Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands in the year 1968.  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 singers Johnny Cash (36) &June Carter (38) wed  

Mar 01   Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect in the year 1968.  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 uSAF displays Lockheed C-5A Galaxy, biggest plane in the world  

Mar 02   On this day in history uSSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 world Ice Dance Championship in Geneva won by Diane Towler &Bernard Ford (Great Britain)  

Mar 02   World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Lyudmila Belousova &Oleg Protopopov (USSR) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 world Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Peggy Fleming (USA)  

Mar 02   World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Emmerich Danzer (Austria) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague  

Mar 03   Jean Beliveau (Montréal) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 points in the year 1968.  

Mar 04   Alexandre Cellier, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 04   Martin Luther King Jr announces plans for Poor People's Campaign on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched in the year 1968.  

Mar 05   On this day in history uS launches Solar Explorer 2 to study the Sun  

Mar 06   On this day in history isa Krejci, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 07   Operation Coronado XII begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history yuri Aleksayevich Gagarin, USSR cosmonaut (Vostok I), dies at 31  

Mar 08   6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown MD) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Students demonstrate in Warsaw in the year 1968.  

Mar 09   On this day in history 10th Grammy Awards Up Up & Away, Sergeant Pepper win  

Mar 09   In the year 1968 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up & Away, Sergeant Pepper win  

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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   In the year 1968 birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born in the year 1968.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

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   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.  

Jan 09   In the year 1968 death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap 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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