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Historical Events In 1968

Saturday, 28 January 2023

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

Jan 01   In the year 1968 evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Csar's Palace Fountain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.  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   On this day in history the worlds first heart transplant is carried out  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   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1968 dubcek succeeds President Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia  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   Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 06   In the year 1968 dr N E Shumway performs the first US adult cardiac transplant operation  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history jacques Cousteau's first undersea special on US network TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1968 kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on the Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history the U.S. unmanned space probe Surveyor Seven lands on the lunar surface.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 10   In the year 1968 uS Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho  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   Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 1968 nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.  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   Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born in the year 1968.  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   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born on this day in history.  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   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos) was born in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies 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 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  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   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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