Historical Events In 1968
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
May 21 Doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71 on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1968 paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert
May 21 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 on this day in history.
May 21 US nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores in the year 1968.
May 21 USSR performs nuclear test (underground) in the year 1968.
May 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1968 james Burke, actor (Ellery Queen, Army Surgeon), dies at 81
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 In the year 1968 bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75
May 24 Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession
May 24 President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse in the year 1968.
May 24 The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated on this day in history.
May 25 "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7 in the year 1968.
May 25 Charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63 on this day in history.
May 25 Fire Support Base Balmoral in Vietnam reinforced with Centurion tanks in the year 1968.
May 25 Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated in the year 1968.
May 25 Rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash" on this day in history.
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 in the year 1968.
May 28 In the year 1968 second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam
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 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history uN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia
May 30 On this day in history beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles"
May 30 President De Gaulle disbands French parliament in the year 1968.
May 30 In the year 1968 university church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up
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 on this day in history.