Famous Deaths In 1968
Thursday, 08 June 2023
Jan 02 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1968.
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 in the year 1968.
Jan 10 Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.
Jan 11 In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)
Jan 13 In the year 1968 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
Jan 14 Dorothea Mackellar, Australian poet (My Country) (b. 1885) died in the year 1968.
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 In the year 1968 julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83
Jan 18 Bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1968 death of ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879)
Jan 21 Will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914) died in the year 1968.
Jan 22 In the year 1968 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 in the year 1968.
Jan 26 On this day in history 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 On this day in history lawson Little, amateur golfer (US/Brit Opens 1934,35), dies at 57
Feb 04 Ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70 in the year 1968.
Feb 05 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1968.
Feb 06 In the year 1968 c Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85
Feb 07 In the year 1968 death of nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36
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 in the year 1968.
Feb 13 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history little Walter, rocker, dies at 37
Feb 16 On this day in history 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