Historical Events In 1968
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Aug 22 The first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota) on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1968 ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily
Aug 24 Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies in the year 1968.
Aug 24 France became world's 5th thermonuclear power in the year 1968.
Aug 24 France becomes a nuclear power, exploding a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific on this day in history.
Aug 25 John George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70 in the year 1968.
Aug 26 Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1968 marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/Dutchess of Kent, dies at 61
Aug 28 Anti-war demonstrators clash with police in Chicago, where Hubert H. Humphrey receives the Democratic nomination for president in the year 1968.
Aug 28 John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies in the year 1968.
Aug 28 On this day in history police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven
Aug 29 Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 in the year 1968.
Aug 30 On this day in history death of CEW Bean, founder of the Australian War Memorial and editor of the Official history of Australia in the war of 1914-18
Aug 30 On this day in history john and Yoko Lennon's One on One concert at Madison Square Garden raises $250,000 to help mentally retarded children.
Aug 30 On this day in history the first record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)
Aug 30 On this day in history william Talman, actor (Hamilton-Perry Mason), dies at 53
Aug 31 On this day in history 6,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran
Aug 31 In the year 1968 dennis O'Keefe, actor (Suspicion), dies of lung cancer at 60
Aug 31 In the year 1968 in Iran a 7.3 earthquake was centered about 250 kilometers south of Mashhad. There were 12,000 to 20,000 deaths, many injuries, and over 60,000 homeless
Aug 31 Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon & Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on the cover on this day in history.
Sep 01 Granville English, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1968.
Sep 01 In the year 1968 pirate Radio Marina (Netherlandsd) begins transmitting
Sep 02 On this day in history ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82
Sep 05 21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan in the year 1968.
Sep 05 Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1968.
Sep 06 In the year 1968 karl Ranki, composer, dies at 69
Sep 06 On this day in history swaziland becomes an independent member of the British Commonwealth.
Sep 06 Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.
Sep 09 The fir1st US Open, Arthur Ashe wins on this day in history.
Sep 15 Launch of Zond 5, the first lunar fly around with Earth reentry in the year 1968.
Sep 16 On this day in history richard Nixon appears on "Laugh-in"
Sep 17 In the year 1968 zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
Sep 18 In the year 1968 franchot Tone, actor (Advise & Consent, Dark Waters), dies at 63
Sep 19 A baby was born on Golden Gate Bridge yes the event slowed traffic in the year 1968.