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Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 30 June 2022

May 02   In the year 1968 israeli television begins transmitting  

May 03   In the year 1968 holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica International  

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

May 04   Dancer's Image disqualified due to drugs after winning 94th Kentucky Derby on this day in history.  

May 05   Albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62 on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history battle between students & troops in Paris France, 1000 injured  

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

May 07   In the year 1968 lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41  

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

May 09   In the year 1968 finlay Currie, dies at 90  

May 10   Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies in the year 1968.  

May 10   Viet Nam peace talks begin in Paris, albeit on a preliminary level on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park" on this day in history.  

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   "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC in the year 1968.  

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

May 14   In the year 1968 beatles announce formation of Apple Corp  

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

May 14   Husband Edward Kimmel, commandant US Ocean fleet WW II, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

May 14   Red Army Faction -leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1968 honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained.  

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

May 17   US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1968 20th Emmy Awards Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain  

May 19   In the year 1968 20th Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain  

May 19   Pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England first heard in the year 1968.  

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   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   In the year 1968 birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born in the year 1968.  

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   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

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

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

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