Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 10   Ferry boat sinks in harbor of Wellington New Zealand (200 killed) in the year 1968.  

Mar 10   Helen Walker, actress (Brewster's Million), dies of cancer at 47 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1968 anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting  

Mar 11   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet  

Mar 11   On this day in history otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"  

Mar 12   On this day in history mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Mar 12   Mauritius, in the Indian ocean island, granted independence after 158 years of British rule on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1968 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 13   In the year 1968 beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK  

Mar 14   CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA in the year 1968.  

Mar 14   Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian/iconologist, dies in the year 1968.  

Mar 15   On this day in history british minister of Foreign affairs George Brown resigns  

Mar 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history in Ottawa the government suspends gold trading by Canadian banks and dealers; to dampen speculation  

Mar 15   In the year 1968 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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60 in the year 1968.  

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   On this day in history congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve  

Mar 18   In the year 1968 manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 19   Howard University students seize administration building in the year 1968.  

Mar 20   Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies in the year 1968.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1968 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 in the year 1968.  

Mar 22   On this day in history student riot in Nanterre near Paris France  

Mar 23   On this day in history edwin O'Connor, US writer, dies at 49  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  

Jan 06   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know