Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Nov 11 On this day in history maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic
Nov 12 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Nov 13 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP on this day in history.
Nov 14 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning in the year 1968.
Nov 16 Greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1968.
Nov 19 Army coup seizes power in Mali in the year 1968.
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 in the year 1968.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
Nov 21 Supremes &Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1968 supremes andTemptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
Nov 21 In the year 1968 yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage
Nov 22 Beatles release "The Beatles," (White Album)in UK, their only double album on this day in history.
Nov 24 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational on this day in history.
Nov 25 Marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Nov 26 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
Nov 28 In the year 1968 enid Mary Blyton, author (Before I Go To Sleep), dies at 70
Nov 28 John Lennon is fined ś150 for unauthorized drug possession in the year 1968.
Nov 29 In the year 1968 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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1968 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
Dec 05 In the year 1968 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 On this day in history richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823
Dec 09 On this day in history doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford