Historical Events In 1968
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
May 02 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting
May 03 Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica International on this day in history.
May 03 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1968.
May 04 Dancer's Image disqualified due to drugs after winning 94th Kentucky Derby in the year 1968.
May 05 Albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62 in the year 1968.
May 06 In the year 1968 battle between students & troops in Paris France, 1000 injured
May 06 Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards on this day in history.
May 07 Lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41 in the year 1968.
May 08 Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner) in the year 1968.
May 09 On this day in history finlay Currie, dies at 90
May 10 Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies in the year 1968.
May 10 Viet Nam peace talks begin in Paris, albeit on a preliminary level in the year 1968.
May 10 Vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US & North Vietnam in the year 1968.
May 11 On this day in history richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"
May 11 In the year 1968 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
May 11 Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games in the year 1968.
May 11 In the year 1968 students & police battle in Paris, 100s injured
May 12 "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC in the year 1968.
May 13 In the year 1968 1,000,000 French demonstrate against De Gaulle & Pompidou
May 14 On this day in history beatles announce formation of Apple Corp
May 14 In the year 1968 czechoslovakian Government announces liberalizing reforms under Alexander Dubcek
May 14 On this day in history husband Edward Kimmel, commandant US Ocean fleet WW II, dies at 86
May 14 Red Army Faction -leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin on this day in history.
May 15 A tornado strikes Jonesboro AR at 10 PM, killing 36 in the year 1968.
May 15 Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is the substitute host on this day in history.
May 16 Battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam in the year 1968.
May 16 On this day in history earthquake kills 47 in Japan
May 16 In the year 1968 honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained.
May 17 European Space Research Organization launches first satellite on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1968 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
May 19 In the year 1968 20th Emmy Awards Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain
May 19 20th Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain in the year 1968.
May 19 In the year 1968 pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England first heard
May 20 On this day in history albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies