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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Mar 24   In the year 1968 howard Petrie, actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter), dies at 61  

Mar 24   Mickey Wright wins Port Malabar Golf Invitational in the year 1968.  

Mar 25   In the year 1968 douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail), dies in Hollywood  

Mar 25   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1968.  

Mar 26   In the year 1968 operation Bold Dragon III began in Mekong Delta  

Mar 27   On this day in history japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in San Francisco  

Mar 27   On this day in history suharto succeeds Sukarno as President of Indonesia  

Mar 27   Yuri Gagarin, 1st man to orbit Earth, & Seryogin, in plane crash at 34 in the year 1968.  

Mar 28   In the year 1968 actress Lucy Lawless was born this day.  

Mar 29   On this day in history in Ethiopia a 6.3 earthquake completely razed the town of Sardo, killing 24 persons and injuring 165  

Mar 29   In the year 1968 students seize building at Bowie State College  

Mar 30   On this day in history general Ludvik Svoboda elected President of Czechoslovakia  

Mar 31   In the year 1968 president Lyndon B. Johnson announces that he will not seek reelection to the presidency  

Apr 01   Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59 in the year 1968.  

Apr 02   Beatles form Python Music Ltd in the year 1968.  

Apr 02   Chad creates Union of Central African States in the year 1968.  

Apr 03   On this day in history n Vietnam agrees to meet US reps to set up preliminary peace talks  

Apr 03   In the year 1968 north Vietnam agrees to meet US representatives to set up preliminary peace talks  

Apr 04   On this day in history "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances  

Apr 04   "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 perfs on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned  

Apr 04   Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Martin Luther King Jr, assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis Tennessee at 39 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Rev Martin Luther King Jr assassinated in Memphis in the year 1968.  

Apr 05   In the year 1968 jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens  

Apr 05   In the year 1968 lois Andrews, dies of lung cancer at 44  

Apr 05   US marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled in the year 1968.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 94.5% of East German voters approve new socialist constitution  

Apr 06   On this day in history bobby Hutton, US Black Panther leader, shot to death  

Apr 06   Gunpowder stocks at a sporting-goods store explode, killing 43 (Va) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history hemisFair 1968 opens in San Antonio, Texas  

Apr 06   USS New Jersey recommissioned for shore bombardment duty in Vietnam on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history jim Clark of Scotland, former world driving champ, dies in race car  

Apr 07   Jim Clark, of Scotland, world driving champ, dies at 32 in race car 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   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1968.  

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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