Famous Deaths In 1968
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 02 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.
Jan 04 Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
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 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 in the year 1968.
Jan 13 Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.
Jan 14 Dorothea Mackellar, Australian poet (My Country) (b. 1885) died on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history bill Masterson, 1st NHLer fatally injured during a game (Jan 13), dies
Jan 16 On this day in history robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84
Jan 17 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83 in the year 1968.
Jan 18 Bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72 in the year 1968.
Jan 19 On this day in history death of ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879)
Jan 21 Will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914) died on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77
Jan 25 In the year 1968 virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31
Jan 26 Merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher (b. 1883) died in the year 1968.
Jan 29 In the year 1968 laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies
Jan 30 On this day in history tsugouharu T Foujita, Japanese/French painter, dies at 81
Feb 01 Lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Feb 04 Ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70 on this day in history.
Feb 05 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 06 C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36 died in the year 1968.
Feb 08 In the year 1968 j Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56
Feb 09 Barbara Everest, actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1968 pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79
Feb 11 Howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
Feb 15 In the year 1968 little Walter, rocker, dies at 37
Feb 16 Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1968.
Feb 17 Donald Wolfit, actor (Lawrence of Arabia), dies of heart ailment at 65 on this day in history.