Historical Events In 1968
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jul 01 Dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies on this day in history.
Jul 01 John Lennon's first full art exhibition (You are Here) on this day in history.
Jul 01 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty in the year 1968.
Jul 02 On this day in history francis Brennan, US cardinal of Philadelphia, dies at 74
Jul 05 John Lennon sells his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce on this day in history.
Jul 06 Marine Observation Squadron 2 (VMO-2) stationed at Da Nang, South Vietnam, received the first OV-1OA, Broncos, to arrive in South Vietnam in the year 1968.
Jul 07 In the year 1968 leo Sowerby, composer (Pulitzer Prize), dies at 73
Jul 07 Rock group "The Yardbirds" disband on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1968 39.83 cm (15.68") of rainfall, Columbus, Miss (state 24-hour record)
Jul 09 On this day in history allyn Edwards host (One Minute Please, Mr Citizen), dies at 53
Jul 09 In the year 1968 allyn Edwards, host (One Minute Please, Mr Citizen), dies at 53
Jul 09 In the year 1968 john Indrisano actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 62
Jul 13 In the year 1968 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
Jul 14 On this day in history brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick
Jul 14 In the year 1968 konstatin G Paustovski, Russian sailor/author, dies at 76
Jul 14 Westbrook Van Voorhis announcer (March of Time), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history "One Life to Live" premieres on TV
Jul 15 In the year 1968 lura Anson, dies in Woodland at 76
Jul 17 In the year 1968 beatle's animated film "Yellow Submarine" premiers in London
Jul 17 On this day in history revolt in Iraq
Jul 18 C Torres discovers asteroid #2654 Ristenpart in the year 1968.
Jul 18 On this day in history intel incorporates
Jul 20 In the year 1968 iron Butterfly's "In-a-gadda-da-vida" becomes the first heavy metal song to hit the charts, it comes in at #117
Jul 20 Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV on this day in history.
Jul 20 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festival), dies in the year 1968.
Jul 21 In the year 1968 50th PGA Championship: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Pecan Valley TX
Jul 21 Ruth St Denis, US choreography, dies at about 90 on this day in history.
Jul 22 In the year 1968 giovanni Guareschi, Italian author: Don Camillo/Peppone, dies at 60
Jul 22 Sir John Newsome recommends public schools should take 50% of their intake from the state school system on this day in history.
Jul 23 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) in the year 1968.
Jul 23 In the year 1968 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
Jul 23 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1968 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
Jul 25 In the year 1968 h Wroblewski discovers asteroid #1993 Guacolda