The year 1968 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1968 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1968 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
03 JuneCanada announced the conversion of nickel coins to silver.
19 June50,000 people demonstrated for economic justice under the leadership of Martin Luther King.
01 July62 countries signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
15 JulyCommercial airline started between the US and the immediate Soviet Union.
09 SeptemberThe famous American tennis player Arthur Ash became the first black player to win the US Open.
11 SeptemberAir France aircraft number 1611 crashed near Nice. The accident killed 89 passengers and 6 crew members.
12 SeptemberAlbania declared itself separate from the Warsaw Pact.
13 SeptemberAlbania separated itself from the Warsaw Pact.
11 OctoberThe launch of America's first manned Opolo mission 'Apollo 7' was first televised from orbit.
12 OctoberEquatorial Guinea, a country located in Central Africa, gained independence from Spain and this day was declared the national day of this country.
14 OctoberIn the Summer Olympic Games held in Mexico City, American runner Jim Highness set the record for completing the 100 meters in 9.95 seconds.
16 OctoberBharatvanshi Hargovind Khurana was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for medicine and physiology.
22 NovemberThe proposal to change the name of Madras State to Tamil Nadu received approval from the Lok Sabha.
14 AugustMorarji Desai was awarded Pakistan's highest civilian honor, Nishan-e-Pakistan.
21 DecemberFrom Kennedy Space Center, Apollo 8 was launched to orbit the moon.
23 DecemberThe first rocket of the meteorological country, Maneka, was successfully launched.
27 DecemberThe first manned mission to orbit the Moon landed in the Apollo-8 Pacific Ocean.
08 JanuaryMartin Luther King, the leader of the Blacks' struggle in America, was shot dead by unknown invaders, leading to his death.
30 JanuaryThe great Hindi journalist and litterateur Makhan Lal Chaturvedi died.
11 FebruaryJana Sangh founder, writer, journalist Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay was assassinated in Mughalsarai.
20 FebruaryDr. PK at KEM Hospital in Mumbai Sen underwent a heart transplant for the first time.
05 MarchMartin Luther King was killed.
23 AprilFamous Ghazal singer Bade Ghulam Ali Khan passed away.
15 JanuaryAn earthquake in Sicily killed 380 people and injured around 1,000 people.
11 FebruaryBorder conflict ensued between Israel and Jordan.
12 MarchMauritius gained independence from British rule.
03 AprilThe American film Planet of the Apes was released in theaters.
02 MayThe Israel Broadcasting Authority began television broadcasting.
12 JuneThe us The film Baby of Rosemary was published.
18 JulySemiconductor company Intel was founded.
29 AugustCrown Prince Harald of Norway married Sona Harlesson for 9 years in Oslo.
27 SeptemberMarcello Caetano became the Prime Minister of Portugal.
12 OctoberSpain declared Equatorial Guinea as its independent.
14 NovemberYale University decided to allow women to enter the school.
10 DecemberJapan's biggest successor, the ever-plow "300 million yen robbery", took place in Tokyo
05 JanuaryThe Tasman Bridge, crossing the Derwent River in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, was struck by the bulk carrier LakeIllawarra, killing seven of the ship's crewmen and five motorists on thebridge.
13 JanuaryAmerican singer Johnny Cash recorded his landmark album At Folsom Prison live at the Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California.
20 JanuaryThe Houston Cougars upset the UCLA Bruins in what became knownas the 'Game of the Century', ending the Bruins' 47-game winning streak,and establishing college basketball as a sports commodity on Americantelevision.
21 JanuaryVietnam War-The Vietnam People's Army attacked Khe Sanh Combat Base, a U.S. Marines outpost in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam,starting the Battle of Khe Sanh.
21 JanuaryCold War-A B-52 bomber carrying four nuclear weapons crashed into sea ice near Thule Air Base, Greenland, causing widespread radioactive contamination.
23 JanuaryUSS Pueblo was seized by North Korean forces, who claimed that it had violated their territorial waters while spying.
24 JanuaryVietnam War-The 1st Australian Task Force launched Operation Coburg against the North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong during wider fighting around Luong Minh and Bien Hoa.
29 JanuaryOn civil Disorder (Kerner Comm) report against racism and demands aid were given to the blacks by the National Advisory commission.
30 JanuaryVietnam War-Forces of the Viet Cong and the Vietnam People's Army launched the Tet Offensive to strike military and civilian commandand control centers throughout South Vietnam.
01 FebruaryThe Government of Canada merged the Royal Canadian Navy,Canadian Army, and the Royal Canadian Air Force into a unifiedstructure, the Canadian Armed Forces.
08 FebruaryLocal police in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of people who were protesting segregation, killing three and injuring twenty-seven others.
11 FebruaryAfter two black employees were killed on the job, about 1,300black sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, US, began a strike that lasted over two months.
29 FebruaryOn civil disorders (Kennr Comm) reports against racism and demands aid were given to blacks by the National Advisory Commission.
10 MarchVietnam War/Laotian Civil War-North Vietnamese and Pathet Laoforces overwhelmed the American, Laotian, Thai, and Hmong defenders ofLima Site 85.
16 MarchVietnam War-American soldiers killed hundreds of unarmedcivilians in the Son M? village in the Son T?nh District of SouthVietnam.
04 AprilAmerican civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Junior Memphis, Tennessee was murdered.
08 AprilAn engine caught fire soon after the BOAC Flight 712 was taken off from London Heathro Airport, killing five people, including flight attendant Barbara Jane Harrison, who died posthumously for their bravery during the accident it was done.
12 AprilSix thousand sheep were killed on the farm near Dagway Provinggang in Utah as a result of the US military sprinkling a nerve agent.
20 AprilHanok Powell, a member of the British Parliament, gave a speech in protest against the immigration and anti-discrimination law, resulting in a speech from the Shado Cabinet.
20 AprilPierre Trudeau made Leson B. Pearson the Prime Minister of Canada.
23 AprilStudents opposing the Vietnam war at Columbia University New York City took over the administration buildings and shut down this diversity.
29 AprilThe controversial musical hair, a product of the 1960 Hippic number-culture and sexual revolution, opened in Bultmore Theater on Broadway, with its songs the songs of the Theanti-Vietnam war movement.
12 MayThe first Australian Task Force began protecting the fire support base coral in the largest unit-tier action of the Vietnam War for the Australian Army.
03 JuneAmerican artist Andy Warhole and two others were shot and injured by radical feminist Vaulari Solanas in their New York City Studio 'The Factory'.
05 JunePalestinian immigrant Sirhan Sarahan, American Senatororobert F, inside the kitchen pantry of the US Ambassador Hotel Inlos Angels. Kennedy shot - an incident that has given birth to many types of conspiracies.
11 JuneLloyd J. Old identified the separation of cells of the first cell surface surface, which introduces the concept of cell surface antigens that can separate different types of cells. Lloyd John Old Cancer was one of the founders and standard producers of the sector of immunology.
01 July62 countries signed the Nuclear Non -Proliferation Treaty in Washington, DC, London and Moscow. This is an international treaty to prevent the use of nuclear weapons and arms techniques. This promotes cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear power. The goal ahead is to complete disarmament.
17 JulyBuilt by Ahmed Hasan al-Bakra, the Arab Socialistbath Party overthrew the Iraqi President Abdul Rahman Arif.
22 AugustSoviet invasion in Czech Prague and rally against United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
24 AugustAfter the first hydrogen bombings, France became the fifth largest nuclear power in the world.
26 AugustThe National Convention of the American Democratic Party began at Chicago's In-Statistical Amphitheater, which brings out the anti-Vietnam protesters and police during a four-day struggle.
26 AugustThe US Democratic Party's National Convention began at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, with four days of clashes between the anti -Vietnam protesters and the police.
03 SeptemberBritish doctors have seen an increase in cases of inflammation of the vein, which causes blood coagulation in women using birth control pills.
26 SeptemberThe Beatles completed the recording of John Lennon's song 'Happiness Ice a Warm Gun' by the members of the band by the band members.
02 OctoberMore than 25 people died due to a brutal gun fight in Mexico. Thousands of students objected to the military occupation of the National Polytechnic Institute.
02 OctoberA peaceful student performance at Tletolco section of Mexico City was violently suppressed when the army and police forces opened fire in the crowd.
11 OctoberNASA's first three-man space operation, Apollo 7, has been launched from Cape Canaveral.
11 OctoberThe Apollo 7 (lift-off portrait), the first manned mission NNASA's Apollo program, and the first three-man American space mission, the current 34-day Cape canveral, Florida.
12 OctoberThe 19th Summer Olympic Games of XIX Olympiad began in Mexico City, Mexico.
14 OctoberThe first live telecast from the manned American spacecraft using a black and white camera has been sent back to Earth from Apollo 7.
16 OctoberTo oppose racism in the United States, African Americanthlets Tommy Smith and John Carlos saluted Black Power at a medal ceremony at the Mexico City Summer Olympics.
18 OctoberAt the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, in a long jump American Bob Bamon Seta set a world record of 8.90 meters, a mark that stood for 23 years.
15 NovemberRussia, which is popular for its vodka, had to turn to supply this alcohol, as this liquor supply was faced. However, the embarrassing thing was that Soviet Premier Khrushchev recently boasted how much better Russia's vodka was.
15 NovemberThe Vietnam War-American forces began the Operation Commando Hunt, a massive bombing campaign, to prevent the transportation of personnel and supply to the People's Army (North) Vietnam with Ho Chi Minhtrill.
17 NovemberThe NBC controversially distanced the US football gamebatten from Okland Reders and New York Jets and to broadcast Heidi, refused to see the dramatic end of the game to the audience in the Eastern United States.
20 NovemberA coal mine in West Virginia, USA killed 78 people and acted as a catalyst of several new laws that were passed to save terrorists.
09 DecemberDouglas Angelbart, using the ON-Line System (NLS), publicly known as Computer Mouse (Picture), Hypertext, and bit mapped graphical user interfaces as 'The Mother of Oldmose'.
20 DecemberThe Zolyak Killer killed five of his confirmies in Valeso, California, a case that is unresolved.
24 DecemberNASA Apollo 8 Mission's astronaut William Anders, first traveled to revolve around the moon, took the famous picture 'Arthurise ' (Figure), which showed the Earth rising above the lunar surface.
26 DecemberThe Communist Party of the Philippines, which is fighting the war, was founded by Jose Maria Sicon.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1968 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 MayThe Lok Sabha passed the Public Provident Fund Bill. Public Provident Fund (PPF) is a deposit scheme used for saving and tax-saving in India. PPF accounts can be opened in any post office in India, in any branch of State Bank of India, and in some other nationalized banks.
05 JulyIndia's first submarine arrived from Soviet Russia.
31 AugustTwo-stage rounding rocket Rohini-MSV1 was successfully launched in India.
28 MayThe second Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding to be given posthumously to Reverend Martin Luther King. The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding is an International Award by the Government of India in honor of the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
30 JuneFamous journalist and litterateur Makhanlal Chaturvedi passed away. Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi, also known as Panditji, was an Indian poet, writer, essayist, playwright and a journalist who especially in India's national struggle for freedom and his participation in the national struggle of India and the neo-romantism movement of Hindi literature in Chhawad Remember for contribution. In 1955, he was awarded the first Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi for Tarini for his work.
05 JulyThe Indian Navy submarine wing in the Indian Navy came into existence with the first submarine entry from the Soviet Union. The main objective of the Navy is to secure India's marine borders; India also uses its Navy to increase its international relations.
25 DecemberIn Tamil Nadu, India, the families of the striking Dalit workers were allegedly led by a gang by a gang.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1968 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
02 JulyGautami / Actress / India
03 MayArjun Munda / Politician / India
08 AugustAbey Kuruvilla / Cricketer / India
08 FebruaryDolly Minhas / Actress / India
11 OctoberChandrachur Singh / Actor / India
14 SeptemberKabir Khan / Director / India
14 AugustPravin Amre / Cricketer / India
16 AugustArvind Kejriwal / Politician / India
16 JulyDhanraj Pillay / Hockey Player / India
16 JulyDhanraj Pillay / Player / India
16 NovemberShobha Nagi Reddy / Politician / India
19 AprilArshad Warsi / Actor / India
27 OctoberDileep / Actor / India
28 MarchNasser Hussain / Cricketer / India
30 NovemberMehr Jessia / Model / India

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