Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 07 July 2022
Mar 10 Ferry boat sinks in harbor of Wellington New Zealand (200 killed) on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1968 helen Walker, actress (Brewster's Million), dies of cancer at 47
Mar 11 On this day in history anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
Mar 11 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet in the year 1968.
Mar 11 Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1968 mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Mar 12 On this day in history mauritius, in the Indian ocean island, granted independence after 158 years of British rule
Mar 12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Mar 13 Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history cBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA
Mar 14 Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian/iconologist, dies in the year 1968.
Mar 15 In the year 1968 british minister of Foreign affairs George Brown resigns
Mar 15 In the year 1968 diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept", but wouldn't prohibit rock and roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri
Mar 15 In Ottawa the government suspends gold trading by Canadian banks and dealers; to dampen speculation on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history lIFE magazine calls Jimi Hendrix "most spectacular guitarist in the world"
Mar 15 On this day in history uprising in South Yemen
Mar 15 On this day in history uS Mint stops buying and selling gold
Mar 16 In the year 1968 during the Vietnam War, a U.S. Army platoon from Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, Americal Division, massacres over four hundred unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the village of My Lai in the district of Song My
Mar 16 June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Mar 16 My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1968 robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign
Mar 17 In the year 1968 2-tiered gold price negotiated in Washington DC by US and 6 European nations
Mar 18 In the year 1968 congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
Mar 18 Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1968.
Mar 19 Howard University students seize administration building on this day in history.
Mar 20 Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies in the year 1968.
Mar 20 In the year 1968 military intervene in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign)
Mar 20 President Lyndon Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money in the year 1968.
Mar 21 On this day in history israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
Mar 21 On this day in history portuguese socialist Mario Soares banished to Sao Tomé
Mar 22 On this day in history jarmila Novotna resigns presidency of Czechoslovakia
Mar 22 Lynda Johnson ordered off San Francisco cable car for eating an ice cream cone on this day in history.
Mar 22 Student riot in Nanterre near Paris France in the year 1968.
Mar 23 Edwin O'Connor, US writer, dies at 49 on this day in history.