Historical Events In 1968
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Nov 11 In the year 1968 maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
Nov 12 In the year 1968 kSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
Nov 13 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP in the year 1968.
Nov 14 On this day in history "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
Nov 16 In the year 1968 greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74
Nov 17 On this day in history "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
Nov 17 On this day in history wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86
Nov 18 In the year 1968 walter Wanger, US producer (Cleopatria), dies at 74
Nov 19 In the year 1968 army coup seizes power in Mali
Nov 19 In the year 1968 mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees
Nov 20 Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 21 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 supremes &Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
Nov 21 On this day in history supremes andTemptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
Nov 21 In the year 1968 yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage
Nov 22 In the year 1968 beatles release "The Beatles," (White Album)in UK, their only double album
Nov 24 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
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 John Lennon is fined ś150 for unauthorized drug possession on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history john and Yoko release their first album "Two Virgins" in UK
Nov 29 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 on this day in history.
Nov 30 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 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66 in the year 1968.
Dec 01 On this day in history pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting
Dec 02 In the year 1968 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
Dec 05 On this day in history fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54
Dec 05 On this day in history rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
Dec 07 In the year 1968 m Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923
Dec 07 Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1968.
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.