Historical Events In 1968
Friday, 09 June 2023
Nov 11 Maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic on this day in history.
Nov 12 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1968.
Nov 13 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP in the year 1968.
Nov 14 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74
Nov 17 In the year 1968 "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
Nov 17 In the year 1968 wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86
Nov 18 Walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatria), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Nov 19 Army coup seizes power in Mali in the year 1968.
Nov 19 Mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1968 cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
Nov 21 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt in the year 1968.
Nov 21 Supremes &Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" in the year 1968.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 supremes andTemptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
Nov 21 Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage on this day in history.
Nov 22 Beatles release "The Beatles," (White Album)in UK, their only double album in the year 1968.
Nov 24 In the year 1968 kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
Nov 25 Marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93 in the year 1968.
Nov 26 In the year 1968 arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
Nov 27 On this day in history gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
Nov 28 On this day in history enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70
Nov 28 In the year 1968 john Lennon is fined �150 for unauthorized drug possession
Nov 29 On this day in history john and Yoko release their first album "Two Virgins" in UK
Nov 29 In the year 1968 the Viet Cong High Command orders an all-out attempt to smash the Phoenix program. Hanoi Radio broadcasted a National Liberation Front directive calling for a new offensive to "utterly destroy" Allied forces
Nov 30 On this day in history diana Ross and The Supremes hit the #1 spot on the music charts with Love Child. The somewhat controversial tune (for the times) stayed at the top for two weeks
Dec 01 In the year 1968 hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66
Dec 01 Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting in the year 1968.
Dec 02 Pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor on this day in history.
Dec 05 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP in the year 1968.
Dec 07 M Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923 in the year 1968.
Dec 07 In the year 1968 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit
Dec 07 Richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823 in the year 1968.
Dec 09 Doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford on this day in history.
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