Famous Deaths In 1968
Saturday, 03 December 2022
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 On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
Jan 06 Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.
Jan 09 Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died in the year 1968.
Jan 10 On this day in history 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)
Jan 13 In the year 1968 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
Jan 14 In the year 1968 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 on this day in history.
Jan 17 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72
Jan 19 Ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879) died in the year 1968.
Jan 21 On this day in history death of will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914)
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 In the year 1968 death of merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher (b. 1883)
Jan 29 On this day in history laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies
Jan 30 In the year 1968 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 On this day in history ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
Feb 05 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history c Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85
Feb 07 Nick Adams, actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36 died on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history j Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56
Feb 09 In the year 1968 barbara Everest, actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77
Feb 10 Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1968 howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78
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 Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1968.
Feb 17 In the year 1968 donald Wolfit, actor (Lawrence of Arabia), dies of heart ailment at 65