Historical Events In 1968
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Jan 01 ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) in the year 1968.
Jan 01 Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cæsar's Palace Fountain in the year 1968.
Jan 01 In the year 1968 netherlands gets color TV
Jan 02 Christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant on this day in history.
Jan 02 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history the birth of Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor
Jan 02 The worlds first heart transplant is carried out on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas
Jan 04 On this day in history joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83
Jan 04 Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million on this day in history.
Jan 05 Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law in the year 1968.
Jan 05 In the year 1968 dubcek succeeds President Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia
Jan 05 On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
Jan 06 In the year 1968 beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks
Jan 06 Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 8 weeks in the year 1968.
Jan 06 In the year 1968 dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation
Jan 06 Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon in the year 1968.
Jan 07 On this day in history "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV
Jan 07 In the year 1968 cN suspends Turbo train service to Toronto after a month of operations because of technical problems related to cold weather
Jan 07 On this day in history surveyor 7 lands on the Moon
Jan 07 U.S. postage rates increase today; it now costs six cents to send an ounce of first class mail in the year 1968.
Jan 08 In the year 1968 jacques Cousteau's first undersea special on US network TV
Jan 09 Kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide in the year 1968.
Jan 09 Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon in the year 1968.
Jan 09 The U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface on this day in history.
Jan 10 Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.
Jan 10 In the year 1968 uS Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho
Jan 11 On this day in history explorer 36 (GEOS-B) launched into earth orbit (1080/1570 km)
Jan 12 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd on this day in history.
Jan 12 Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV in the year 1968.
Jan 13 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances in the year 1968.
Jan 13 In the year 1968 beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
Jan 13 On this day in history bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later