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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

May 02   In the year 1968 israeli television begins transmitting  

May 03   Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica International on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86  

May 04   In the year 1968 dancer's Image disqualified due to drugs after winning 94th Kentucky Derby  

May 05   Albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62 in the year 1968.  

May 06   Battle between students & troops in Paris France, 1000 injured in the year 1968.  

May 06   On this day in history spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards  

May 07   Lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner)  

May 09   Finlay Currie, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

May 10   Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1968 viet Nam peace talks begin in Paris, albeit on a preliminary level  

May 10   Vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US & North Vietnam in the year 1968.  

May 11   On this day in history richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"  

May 11   Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games in the year 1968.  

May 11   In the year 1968 stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games  

May 11   On this day in history students & police battle in Paris, 100s injured  

May 12   On this day in history "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC  

May 13   On this day in history 1,000,000 French demonstrate against De Gaulle & Pompidou  

May 14   Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp on this day in history.  

May 14   Czechoslovakian Government announces liberalizing reforms under Alexander Dubcek on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1968 husband Edward Kimmel, commandant US Ocean fleet WW II, dies at 86  

May 14   Red Army Faction -leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin in the year 1968.  

May 15   A tornado strikes Jonesboro AR at 10 PM, killing 36 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is the substitute host  

May 16   Battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history earthquake kills 47 in Japan  

May 16   Honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained in the year 1968.  

May 17   On this day in history european Space Research Organization launches first satellite  

May 17   On this day in history uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site  

May 19   20th Emmy Awards Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history 20th Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain  

May 19   On this day in history pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England first heard  

May 20   In the year 1968 albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies  

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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   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  

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   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born in the year 1968.  

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   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  

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   In the year 1968 death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

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

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