Historical Events In 1968
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
May 21 On this day in history doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71
May 21 On this day in history paul McCartney & Jane Asher attend an Andy Williams concert
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 In the year 1968 uS nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores
May 21 USSR performs nuclear test (underground) in the year 1968.
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 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 in the year 1968.
May 24 Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 on this day in history.
May 24 Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days on this day in history.
May 24 Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession in the year 1968.
May 24 President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1968 the Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated
May 25 In the year 1968 "Unicorn" by The Irish Rovers hits #7
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" in the year 1968.
May 26 In the year 1968 william E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)
May 27 Little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30 in the year 1968.
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 On this day in history second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam
May 28 In the year 1968 senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon
May 29 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 on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London
May 29 UN resolves sanctions on white-minority-ruled Rhodesia on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1968 beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles"
May 30 President De Gaulle disbands French parliament in the year 1968.
May 30 University church in Leipzig German Democratic Republic, blown up on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1968 west German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law
Jun 01 On this day in history helen Keller blind & deaf, dies at 87
Jun 01 On this day in history helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87
Jun 01 On this day in history simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1