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Historical Events In 1968

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Jan 13   Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   Bill Masterson, 1st NHLer fatally injured during a game (Jan 13), dies in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   In the year 1968 in Sicily a 6.0 earthquake in several s in western Sicily were destroyed by this strong shock. It toppled houses, hospitals, medieval castles, and churches  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 16   Robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   On this day in history julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Soyuz 4 & 5 completed first docking of 2 manned spacecraft on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1968 bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   The United States and Soviet Union agreed on a draft of a nuclear non-proliferation treaty in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1968 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 19   On this day in history a C-130 Hercules of VR-24 and helicopters from NAF Sigonella delivered food, clothing and medicine to the west coast of Sicily to aid some 40,000 persons made homeless by an earthquake in the region of Montevago.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   On this day in history wKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, OH (IND) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1968 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   US B-52 bombers with nuclear bomb crashes in Greenland in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   Duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   On this day in history the comedy television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In premieres on the NBC network.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   Spy ship USS Pueblo &83-man crew seized in Sea of Japan by N Korea in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   On this day in history the North Korean Navy seizes the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, detaining its crew on suspicion of espionage.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   The USS Pueblo was seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korea, which claimed the ship was on a spy mission. The crew was held for 11 months before being released on Dec. 22, 1968 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Robert Anderson's "I Never Sang for My Father," premieres in New York City NY in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1968 virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   On this day in history israeli submarine Dakar crashes in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 27   "Darling of the Day" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 31 perfs in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 29   Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 29   On this day in history nauru adopts constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey" in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   On this day in history communist forces launch a series of surprise attacks against South Vietnamese targets on the first day of the Tet Offensive.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   On this day in history tsugouharu T Foujita, Japanese/French painter, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   In the year 1968 vietcong launch Tet-offensive  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   Bobby Simpson takes 5-59 vs India in his last Test for ten years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   On this day in history record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   The Island of Mauritius gains independence in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men) was born in the year 1968.  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   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died in the year 1968.  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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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