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Historical Events In 1968

Thursday, 08 June 2023

Sep 19   Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopying), dies at 62 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 20   Frank Pelleg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 20   On this day in history mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   On this day in history "60 Minutes" premiers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   On this day in history harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   On this day in history swaziland joins the United Nations.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   Hawaii Five-O debuts as an hourly program on CBS in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   On this day in history alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   In the year 1968 beatles' "Hey Jude," single goes #1 &stays #1 for 9 weeks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   In the year 1968 corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   On this day in history first Boeing 747 rolls out  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   In the year 1968 supremes release "Love Child"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   "Night of the Living Dead" premieres in Pittsburgh on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   Marcel Duchamp, French painter (Descending an Escalator), dies in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 03   Military coup overthrows Pres Fernando Bela£nde Terry in Peru on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   On this day in history government seizes oil fields in Peru  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   In the year 1968 george Harrison forms Singsong Ltd  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   On this day in history lee Evans of the US sets 400 meter record at 43.86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   Apollo 7 (Schirra, Eisele & Cunningham) made 163 orbits in 260 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   On this day in history launch of Apollo 7, the first U.S. 3-man space mission, commanded by CDR Walter Schirra, JR. USN. MAJ Ronnie Cunningham, USMCR served as Lunar Module pilot. The mission lasted 10 days and 20 hours. Recovery was by HS-5 helicopters from USS Essex (CVS-9).  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   In the year 1968 panama revolts  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   In the year 1968 19th modern Olympic games opens in Mexico City  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   On this day in history norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is First woman to light Olympic flame  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 13   On this day in history bea Benaderet, actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 13   On this day in history tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   First live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   On this day in history gruener and Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   In the year 1968 in Western Australia a 6.8 earthquake earthquake wrecked the town of Meckering and ruptured all major roads and railways nearby  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   On this day in history j.R. Hines of US runs 100 m in world record 9.95 sec  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 18   Circus Circus opens in Las Vegas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 18   John Lennon & Yoko Ono fined for marijuana possession on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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