Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 13 August 2020
May 21 In the year 1968 doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71
May 21 Paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history the nuclear-powered submarine Scorpion, with a crew of 99, is reported missing It is later found on the ocean floor off the coast of Azores
May 21 On this day in history uS nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores
May 21 In the year 1968 uSSR performs nuclear test (underground)
May 23 In the year 1968 aC Milan wins 8th Europe Cup II in Rotterdam
May 23 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London on this day in history.
May 23 James Burke, actor (Ellery Queen, Army Surgeon), dies at 81 in the year 1968.
May 23 South Island, New Zealand a 7.1 quake was the strongest in 8 years in the area, and resulted in three deaths, 14 injuries, and damage estimated at about $3 million on this day in history.
May 24 Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 in the year 1968.
May 24 Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days in the year 1968.
May 24 In the year 1968 mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession
May 24 In the year 1968 president De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse
May 24 The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated in the year 1968.
May 25 On this day in history "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7
May 25 In the year 1968 charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63
May 25 In the year 1968 fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks
May 25 Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1968 rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash"
May 26 William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30) in the year 1968.
May 27 On this day in history little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30
May 28 Award of United States Presidential Unit Citation to D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, for the Battle of Long Tan on this day in history.
May 28 Second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam in the year 1968.
May 28 In the year 1968 senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon
May 29 In the year 1968 manchester United become the first English team to win European Championship soccer tournament beating Benfica of Portugal 4-1 at Wembley after an added 30 minutes 1968 Truth in Lending Act signed into law
May 29 On this day in history manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London
May 29 On this day in history uN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia
May 30 Beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles" in the year 1968.
May 30 On this day in history president De Gaulle disbands French parliament
May 30 University church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up in the year 1968.
May 30 West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law in the year 1968.
Jun 01 Helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87 in the year 1968.
Jun 01 Helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jun 01 Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1 in the year 1968.