Historical Events In 1968
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 01 ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM) in the year 1968.
Jan 01 In the year 1968 evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Cćsar's Palace Fountain
Jan 01 Netherlands gets color TV in the year 1968.
Jan 02 On this day in history christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant
Jan 02 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.
Jan 02 The birth of Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor in the year 1968.
Jan 02 On this day in history the worlds first heart transplant is carried out
Jan 04 In the year 1968 duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas
Jan 04 In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83
Jan 04 On this day in history leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million
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 Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1968 dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation
Jan 06 On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81
Jan 06 Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon in the year 1968.
Jan 07 In the year 1968 "GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV
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.
Jan 07 On this day in history surveyor 7 lands on the Moon
Jan 07 In the year 1968 u.S. postage rates increase today; it now costs six cents to send an ounce of first class mail.
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 On this day in history surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon
Jan 09 The U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface in the year 1968.
Jan 10 On this day in history basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
Jan 10 US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho in the year 1968.
Jan 11 In the year 1968 explorer 36 (GEOS-B) launched into earth orbit (1080/1570 km)
Jan 12 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd in the year 1968.
Jan 12 In the year 1968 nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV
Jan 13 In the year 1968 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances
Jan 13 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on this day in history.
Jan 13 Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.