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Sunday, 01 August 2021

Jan 01   ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cæsar's Palace Fountain in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   Netherlands gets color TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1968 sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   The birth of Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   The worlds first heart transplant is carried out in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 05   In the year 1968 dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dubcek succeeds President Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1968 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 1968 beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 1968 beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 8 weeks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 1968 kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   CN suspends Turbo train service to Toronto after a month of operations because of technical problems related to cold weather in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Surveyor 7 lands on the Moon in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history u.S. postage rates increase today; it now costs six cents to send an ounce of first class mail.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Jacques Cousteau's first undersea special on US network TV in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1968 surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1968 the U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history explorer 36 (GEOS-B) launched into earth orbit (1080/1570 km)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   In the year 1968 beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   In the year 1968 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1968

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Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1968 death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   In the year 1968 death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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