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1968 Calendar

1968 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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1968 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 23, 1968 – North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo, claiming the ship had violated their territorial waters while spying.
  •  January 30, 1968 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 16, 1968 – Vietnam War: In the My Lai massacre, between 350 and 500 Vietnamese villagers (men, women, and children) are killed by American troops.
  •  March 28, 1968 – Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is shot by the police in a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students. The aftermath of his death is one of the first major events against the military dictatorship.
  •  May 12, 1968 – Vietnam War: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral-Balmoral.
  •  September 30, 1968 – The Boeing 747 is rolled out and shown to the public for the first time at the Boeing Everett Factory.
  •  October 14, 1968 – Jim Hines of the United States of America becomes the first man ever to break the so-called “ten-second barrier” in the 100-meter sprint in the Summer Olympic Games held in Mexico City with a time of 9.95 seconds.
  •  November 17, 1968 – Alexandros Panagoulis is condemned to death for attempting to assassinate Greek dictator George Papadopoulos.
  •  December 25, 1968 – 42 Dalits are burned alive in Kilavenmani village, Tamil Nadu, India, a retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit labourers.
  •  December 27, 1968 – Apollo Program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first orbital manned mission to the Moon.

Who Were Born On 1968?

  •  January 1, 1968 – Felix Chong, Hong Kong screenwriter
  •  March 1, 1968 – Salil Ankola, Indian cricketer and TV actor
  •  April 11, 1968 – Sergey Lukyanenko, Russian author
  •  May 23, 1968 – Guinevere Turner, American actress
  •  May 27, 1968 – Jeff Bagwell, American baseball player
  •  June 10, 1968 – Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
  •  June 11, 1968 – Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein
  •  June 13, 1968 – Spike Breakwell, British comedian
  •  July 7, 1968 – Amy Carlson, American actress
  •  December 18, 1968 – Casper Van Dien, American actor