Historical Events In 1968
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 02 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.
May 03 Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica International in the year 1968.
May 03 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1968.
May 04 In the year 1968 dancer's Image disqualified due to drugs after winning 94th Kentucky Derby
May 05 In the year 1968 albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62
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 On this day in history lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41
May 08 In the year 1968 pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner)
May 09 Finlay Currie, dies at 90 on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
May 10 Viet Nam peace talks begin in Paris, albeit on a preliminary level on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1968 vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US & North Vietnam
May 11 Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park" in the year 1968.
May 11 Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1968 stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
May 11 In the year 1968 students & police battle in Paris, 100s injured
May 12 On this day in history "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC
May 13 1,000,000 French demonstrate against De Gaulle & Pompidou in the year 1968.
May 14 Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp on this day in history.
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 In the year 1968 red Army Faction -leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin
May 15 On this day in history a tornado strikes Jonesboro AR at 10 PM, killing 36
May 15 On this day in history paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is the substitute host
May 16 Battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam on this day in history.
May 16 Earthquake kills 47 in Japan on this day in history.
May 16 Honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained in the year 1968.
May 17 European Space Research Organization launches first satellite in the year 1968.
May 17 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1968.
May 19 On this day in history 20th Emmy Awards Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain
May 19 On this day in history 20th Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Mission Impossible &Barbara Bain
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