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Historical Events In 1968

Monday, 20 September 2021

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

Feb 29   On this day in history bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)  

Feb 29   On this day in history dr. Jocelyn Bell Burnell announces the discovery of the first pulsar (a star that emits regular radio waves).  

Feb 29   In the year 1968 first pulsar discovered (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge)  

Feb 29   US end regular flights with nuclear bombs on this day in history.  

Feb 29   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1968.  

Mar 01   Country music artists Johnny Cash and June Carter are married on this day in history.  

Mar 01   G v d Vring, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history hong Kong flu in Worldwide killing 1-4 million people  

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

Mar 01   Pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   Singers Johnny Cash (36) &June Carter (38) wed in the year 1968.  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect  

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

Mar 02   USSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit in the year 1968.  

Mar 02   World Ice Dance Championship in Geneva won by Diane Towler &Bernard Ford (Great Britain) on this day in history.  

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   Greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history jean Beliveau (Montréal) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 points  

Mar 04   On this day in history alexandre Cellier, composer, dies at 84  

Mar 04   Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched  

Mar 05   US launches Solar Explorer 2 to study the Sun in the year 1968.  

Mar 06   In the year 1968 isa Krejci, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 07   On this day in history operation Coronado XII begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam  

Mar 07   Yuri Aleksayevich Gagarin, USSR cosmonaut (Vostok I), dies at 31 in the year 1968.  

Mar 08   In the year 1968 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown MD)  

Mar 08   On this day in history students demonstrate in Warsaw  

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

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

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

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

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

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

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 in the year 1968.  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died in the year 1968.  

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