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Historical Events In 1968

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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) in the year 1968.  

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

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 in the year 1968.  

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

Mar 01   Hong Kong flu in Worldwide killing 1-4 million people in the year 1968.  

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

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

Mar 01   On this day in history vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect  

Mar 02   USAF displays Lockheed C-5A Galaxy, biggest plane in the world on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1968 uSSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit  

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) in the year 1968.  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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) in the year 1968.  

Mar 03   Greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1968 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   In the year 1968 martin Luther King Jr announces plans for Poor People's Campaign  

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

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

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

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

Mar 07   In the year 1968 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   On this day in history students demonstrate in Warsaw  

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 in the year 1968.  

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

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

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

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

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, 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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