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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 Whatsapp

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

Jan 15   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 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 16   In the year 1968 robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   In the year 1968 soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   Soyuz 4 & 5 completed first docking of 2 manned spacecraft in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   On this day in history bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   On this day in history the United States and Soviet Union agreed on a draft of a nuclear non-proliferation treaty.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 19   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 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, OH (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   US B-52 bombers with nuclear bomb crashes in Greenland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   In the year 1968 duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Robert Anderson's "I Never Sang for My Father," premieres in New York City NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1968 laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 29   Nauru adopts constitution in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   On this day in history bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

Jan 30   In the year 1968 vietcong launch Tet-offensive  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   On this day in history bobby Simpson takes 5-59 vs India in his last Test for ten years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   On this day in history nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   The Island of Mauritius gains independence on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Evan Parke, Jamaican actor was born in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 03   Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1968 death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died in the year 1968.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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