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Historical Events In 1968

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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.  

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

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

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born in the year 1968.  

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

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   On this day in history sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  

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

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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