Famous Deaths In 1968
Monday, 26 October 2020
Jan 02 In the year 1968 sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies
Jan 04 In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83
Jan 05 Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.
Jan 07 Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.
Jan 09 Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died in the year 1968.
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.
Jan 13 On this day in history bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
Jan 14 On this day in history death of dorothea Mackellar, Australian poet (My Country) (b. 1885)
Jan 15 Bill Masterson, 1st NHLer fatally injured during a game (Jan 13), dies in the year 1968.
Jan 16 Robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84 in the year 1968.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879) died in the year 1968.
Jan 21 Will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914) died in the year 1968.
Jan 22 On this day in history duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77
Jan 25 Virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31 on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1968 death of merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher (b. 1883)
Jan 29 Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1968.
Feb 04 On this day in history ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
Feb 05 In the year 1968 luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80
Feb 06 C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85 in the year 1968.
Feb 07 Nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36 died in the year 1968.
Feb 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79
Feb 11 In the year 1968 howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78
Feb 13 In the year 1968 ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
Feb 15 In the year 1968 little Walter, rocker, dies at 37
Feb 16 In the year 1968 healey Willan, composer, dies at 87
Feb 17 On this day in history donald Wolfit, actor (Lawrence of Arabia), dies of heart ailment at 65