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Historical Events In 1968

Friday, 18 September 2020

Feb 29   In the year 1968 beatles' "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy  

Feb 29   In the year 1968 bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)  

Feb 29   In the year 1968 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   In the year 1968 uS end regular flights with nuclear bombs  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history 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   NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return great news!! on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1968 pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting  

Mar 01   On this day in history political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands  

Mar 01   On this day in history singers Johnny Cash (36) &June Carter (38) wed  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history uSAF displays Lockheed C-5A Galaxy, biggest plane in the world  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 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) in the year 1968.  

Mar 02   World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Peggy Fleming (USA) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Emmerich Danzer (Austria)  

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

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 in the year 1968.  

Mar 04   Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched on this day in history.  

Mar 05   US launches Solar Explorer 2 to study the Sun on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Isa Krejci, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born on this day in history.  

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   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.  

Jan 04   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  

Jan 05   On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

Jan 06   In the year 1968 kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

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

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