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1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and (AD) designations, the 968th year of the Anno Domini 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s decade.
The year was highlighted by
protests and other unrests that occurred worldwide.
Events [ ]
January [ ]
February [ ]
March [ ]
March 1 – United Kingdom Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1968 receives Royal assent.
March 2 – Baggeridge Colliery closes marking the end of over 300 years of coal mining in the Black Country of England. 
March 6 – Un-recognized Rhodesia executes 3 black citizens, the first executions since UDI, prompting international condemnation.
March 7 – Vietnam War: The First Battle of Saigon ends.
March 10– 11 – Vietnam War: Battle of Lima Site 85, the largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members (12) during the (at this time) secret war later known as the Laotian Civil War.
March 11 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson mandates that all computers purchased by the federal government support the ASCII character encoding. 
March 13 – The first Rotaract club is chartered in North Charlotte, North Carolina.
March 14 – Nerve gas leaks from the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground near Skull Valley, Utah.
March 15 – British Foreign Secretary George Brown resigns.
March 17 – A demonstration in London's Grosvenor Square against U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War leads to violence; 91 people are injured, 200 demonstrators arrested.
March 18 – Gold standard: The United States Congress repeals the requirement for a gold reserve to back U.S. currency.
March 19– 23 – Afrocentrism, Black Power, Vietnam War: Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., signal a new era of militant student activism on college campuses in the U.S. Students stage rallies, protests and a 5-day sit-in, laying siege to the administration building, shutting down the university in protest over its ROTC program and the Vietnam War, and demanding a more Afrocentric curriculum.
March 21 – Battle of Karameh
March 22 – Daniel Cohn-Bendit ("Danny the Red") and 7 other students occupy the administrative offices of the University of Nanterre, setting in motion a chain of events that lead France to the brink of revolution in May.
March 24 – Aer Lingus Flight 712 crashes en route from Cork to London near Tuskar Rock, Wexford, killing 61 passengers and crew.
March 28 – 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.
March 30 – Paradiso in Amsterdam opened its doors under the name 'Cosmic Relaxation Centre Paradiso' March 31 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces he will not seek re-election.
April [ ]
April 7 – British racing driver Jim Clark is killed in a Formula 2 race at Hockenheim.
April 8 – The Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (under Department of Justice) (BNDD) is created.
April 10 – The ferry TEV strikes a Wahine reef at the mouth of Wellington Harbour, New Zealand, with the loss of 53 lives, in Cyclone Giselle, which has created the windiest conditions ever recorded in New Zealand.
April 18 – John Rennie's 1831 New London Bridge is sold to Arizona entrepreneur Robert P. McCulloch and is rebuilt in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, reopening on October 5, 1971.
Mobutu releases captured mercenaries in the Congo. Surgeons at the Hôpital de la Pitié, Paris, perform Europe's first heart transplant, on Clovis Roblain.
The United Methodist Church is created by the union in Dallas, Texas, of the former Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren churches.
April 23– 30 – Vietnam War: Columbia University protests of 1968 – Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university.
April 26 – The nuclear weapon "Boxcar" is tested at the Nevada Test Site in the biggest detonation of Operation Crosstie. April 29 – The musical officially opens on Hair Broadway.
May [ ]
May 2 – The Israel Broadcasting Authority commences television broadcasts.
May 3 – Braniff Flight 352 crashes near Dawson, Texas, killing all 85 people on board.
May 8 – The Kray twins were arrested.
May 11 – The Montreal Canadiens defeat the St. Louis Blues in a four-game sweep to win the Stanley Cup.
May 13 – Paris student riots: One million march through the streets of Paris.
May 13 – Manchester City wins the 1967–68 Football League First Division by 2 clear points, over club rivals Manchester United
May 14 – The Beatles announce the creation of Apple Records in a New York press conference.
May 15 – An outbreak of severe thunderstorms produces tornadoes, causing massive damage and heavy casualties in Charles City, Iowa, Oelwein, Iowa, and Jonesboro, Arkansas.
May 16 – Ronan Point, a 23 floor tower block in Canning Town, east London, partially collapses after a gas explosion, killing 5.
May 17 – The Catonsville Nine enter the Selective Service offices in Catonsville, Maryland, take dozens of selective service draft records, and burn them with napalm as a protest against the Vietnam War.
A general election is held in Italy. Nigerian forces capture Port Harcourt and form a ring around the Biafrans. This contributes to a humanitarian disaster as the surrounded population already suffers from hunger and starvation.
May 22 – The U.S. nuclear-powered submarine sinks with 99 men aboard, 400 miles southwest of the Scorpion Azores.
May 23 – The Federal University of São Carlos is established in São Carlos, Brazil.
May 27 – Japanese student group Zenkyoto forms as violent student protests in Japan intensify.
May 29 – Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so. May 30 – Bobby Unser wins the Indianapolis 500.
June [ ]
July [ ]
July 4 – Yachtsman Alec Rose, 59, receives a hero's welcome as he sails into Portsmouth, England after his 354-day round-the-world trip.
July 13 – 1968 flu pandemic: Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 first recorded in Hong Kong.
July 15 – The soap opera premieres on One Life to Live ABC television in the United States.
July 17 – Saddam Hussein becomes Vice Chairman of the Revolutionary Council in Iraq after a . coup d'état
July 18 – The semiconductor company Intel is founded.
July 20 – The first International Special Olympics Summer Games are held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill, with about 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities.
July 23– 28 – Black militants led by Fred (Ahmed) Evans engage in a fierce gunfight with police in the Glenville Shootout of Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States.
July 25 – Pope Paul VI publishes the encyclical entitled , on Humanae vitae birth control.
July 26 – Vietnam War: South Vietnamese opposition leader Trương Đình Dzu is sentenced to 5 years hard labor, for advocating the formation of a coalition government as a way to move toward an end to the war.
July 30 – Thames Television starts transmission in London. July 31 – BBC television sitcom is broadcast for the first time in the UK. Dad's Army 
August [ ]
August 1 – The Municipal University of São Caetano do Sul is established in São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo.
August 2 – The 7.6 Casiguran earthquake affects the Aurora province in the Philippines with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX ( Violent), killing at least 207 and injuring 261.
August 5– 8 – The Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida nominates Richard Nixon for U.S. president and Spiro Agnew for vice president.
August 11 – The last steam passenger train service runs in Britain. A selection of British Railways steam locomotives make the 120-mile journey from Liverpool to Carlisle and return to Liverpool – the journey is known as the Fifteen Guinea Special.
August 18 – Two charter buses are forced into the Hida River on National Highway Route 41 in Japan in an accident caused by heavy rain; 104 are killed.
August 20– 21 – Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia: The ' Prague Spring' of political liberalization ends, as 750,000 Warsaw Pact troops and 6,500 tanks with 800 aircraft invade Czechoslovakia, the largest military operation in Europe since the end of World War II.
August 21 – The Medal of Honor is posthumously awarded to James Anderson Jr.; he is the first black U.S. Marine to be given this award.
August 24 – Canopus (nuclear test): France explodes its first hydrogen bomb in a test at Fangataufa atoll in French Polynesia.
August 22– 30 – Police clash with anti-war protesters in Chicago outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which nominates Hubert Humphrey for U.S. president and Edmund Muskie for vice president. The riots and subsequent trials are an essential part of the activism of the Youth International Party.
August 28 – John Gordon Mein, U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala, is assassinated on the streets of Guatemala City, the first U.S. Ambassador assassinated in the line of duty. August 29 – Crown Prince Harald of Norway marries Sonja Haraldsen, the commoner he has dated for 9 years.
September [ ]
September 6 – Swaziland (now eSwatini) becomes independent.
September 7 – 150 women (members of New York Radical Women) arrive in Atlantic City, New Jersey to protest against the Miss America Pageant, as exploitative of women. Led by activist and author Robin Morgan, it is one of the first large demonstrations of Second Wave Feminism as Women's Liberation begins to gather much media attention. The crash of
Air France Flight 1611 kills 95 people, including French Army General René Cogny as the Caravelle jetliner plunges into the Merranean Sea while making its approach to Nice following its departure from the island of Corsica. The
International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is founded.
September 8 - Arthur Ashe wins the first US Open of the Open Era, also becoming the first black male to capture the title. Virginia Wade wins the women's singles title.
September 14 – Detroit Tiger Denny McLain becomes the first baseball pitcher to win 30 games in a season since 1934. He remains the last player to accomplish the feat.
September 17 – The D'Oliveira affair: The Marylebone Cricket Club tour of South Africa is cancelled when the South Africans refuse to accept the presence of Basil D'Oliveira, a Cape Coloured, in the side.
September 18 – Popular Canadian band Rush is formed.
September 20 – debuts on Hawaii Five-O CBS, and eventually becomes the longest-running crime show in television history, until overtakes it in 2003. Law & Order
September 21 – The Soviet's Zond 5 unmanned lunar flyby mission returns to earth, with its first-of-a-kind biological payload intact.
September 23 – Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive comes to an end in South Vietnam.
September 24 – debuts on 60 Minutes CBS and is still on the air as of 2022.
September 27 – Marcelo Caetano becomes prime minister of Portugal.
September 29 – A referendum in Greece gives more power to the military junta. September 30 – Boeing introduces its largest passenger aircraft up to that time, the Boeing 747 at a public event at Paine Field, near Everett, Washington.
October [ ]
October – , which becomes Golgo 13 Japan's longest-running ongoing manga, makes its debut on . Big Comic
October 1 – premieres in the United States. Night of the Living Dead
October 2 – Tlatelolco massacre: A student demonstration ends in bloodbath at La Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco, Mexico City, Mexico, 10 days before the inauguration of the 1968 Summer Olympics. 300-400 are estimated to have been killed.
October 3 – In Peru, Juan Velasco Alvarado takes power in a revolution.
October 5 – Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland, marking the beginning of The Troubles.
October 7 – At the height of protests against the Vietnam War, José Feliciano performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Tiger Stadium in Detroit during Game 5 pre-game ceremonies of the 1968 World Series between the Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals. His personalized, slow, Latin jazz performance proved highly controversial, opening the door for later interpretations of the national anthem.
October 8 – Vietnam War – Operation Sealords: United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a new operation in the Mekong Delta.
October 10 – 1968 World Series: The Detroit Tigers defeat the St. Louis Cardinals in the best of 7 series (4 games to 3) after being down 3 games to 1, completing an unlikely comeback against the heavily favored Cardinals led by the overpowering right-handed pitcher Bob Gibson. The final score of Game 7 is 4–1.
October 12– 27 – The Games of the XIX Olympiad are held in Mexico City, Mexico.
October 12 – Equatorial Guinea receives its independence from Spain.
October 14 – Vietnam War: The United States Department of Defense announces that the United States Army and United States Marines will send about 24,000 troops back to Vietnam for involuntary second tours.
October 18 – US athlete Bob Beamon breaks the long jump world record by 55 cm / 21¾ ins at the Olympics in Mexico City. His record stands for 23 years, and is still the second longest jump in history.
October 20 – Former U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis on the Greek island of Skorpios.
October 22 – The Gun Control Act of 1968 is enacted.
October 25 – Led Zeppelin makes their first live performance, at Surrey University in England  October 31 – Vietnam War: Citing progress in the Paris peace talks, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of "all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam" effective November 1.
November [ ]
Richard Nixon (pictured) is elected United States President.
December [ ]
December 3 – The videotaped NBC television special (sponsored by Singer Presents...ELVIS The Singer Company, the American sewing machine manufacturer) marks the comeback of Elvis Presley after the legendary musician has been away from singing.
December 6 – The Rolling Stones release , which contains the classic song " Beggars Banquet Sympathy for the Devil."
December 9 – Douglas Engelbart publicly demonstrates his pioneering hypertext system, NLS, in San Francisco, together with the computer mouse, at what becomes retrospectively known as " The Mother of All Demos".
December 10 – Japan's biggest heist, the never-solved " 300 million yen robbery", occurs in Tokyo.
December 13 – Prompted by growing unrest and a perceived proliferation of "pro-communist" violent actions, Brazilian president Artur da Costa e Silva enacts the so-called AI-5, the fifth of a series of non-constitutional emergency decrees allegedly to help "stabilize" the country after the turmoils of the early 1960s.
December 17 – In England, Mary Bell, aged 11, is found guilty of murdering two small boys and sentenced to life in detention, but is released from prison in 1980 and granted anonymity.
December 20 – The Zodiac Killer is believed to have shot Betty Lou Jensen and David Faraday on Lake Herman Road, Benicia, San Francisco Bay, California, his first confirmed victims.
December 24 – Apollo program: The manned U.S. spacecraft Apollo 8 enters orbit around the Moon. Astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders become the first humans to see the far side of the Moon and planet Earth as a whole, as well as having traveled further away from Earth than any people in history. Anders photographs . The crew also give a Earthrise reading from the Book of Genesis.
December 26 – Led Zeppelin makes their American debut in Denver. December 28 – Israeli forces fly into Lebanese airspace, launching an attack on the airport in Beirut and destroying more than a dozen aircraft.
Dates unknown [ ]
Births [ ]
January [ ]
January 3 – Matheus Nachtergaele, Brazilian actor and director
January 8 – James Brokenshire, British politician (d. 2021)
January 11 – Benjamin List, German organic chemist, recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry
January 13 – Pat Onstad, Canadian footballer
January 15 – Chad Lowe, American actor and director
January 17 – Svetlana Masterkova, Russian athlete
January 21 – Charlotte Ross, American actress
January 22 – Guy Fieri, American chef
January 25 – Carolina Ferraz, Brazilian actress, television presenter and model
January 27 – Mike Patton, American singer
January 28 – Sarah McLachlan, Canadian singer
January 29 – Edward Burns, American actor January 30 – King Felipe VI of Spain
February [ ]
March [ ]
March 2 – Daniel Craig, British actor
March 3 – Brian Leetch, American ice hockey player
March 7 – Jeff Kent, American baseball player
March 10 – Alma Čardžić, Bosnian singer
March 17 – Nika Rurua, Georgian politician (d. 2018)
March 19 – Mots'eoa Senyane, Lesotho diplomat
March 25 – Cathy Dennis, British singer-songwriter, record producer and actress
March 27 – Ben Koldyke, American actor
March 28 – Iris Chang, American author (d. 2004) 
March 30 – Celine Dion, Canadian singer 
April [ ]
April 4 – Zwelonke Sigcawu, South African politician and Xhosa royal (d. 2019)
April 7 – Jože Možina, Slovenian historian, sociologist and journalist
April 13 – Jørn Stubberud, Norwegian musician
April 14 – Anthony Michael Hall, American actor and singer
April 15 – Stacey Williams, American model
April 18 – David Hewlett, English-born Canadian actor, writer and director
April 23 – Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (d. 2001)
April 26 – Maarit Feldt-Ranta, Finnish politician (d. 2019)
April 28 – Howard Donald, British singer ( Take That) April 29
May [ ]
May 1 – Oliver Bierhoff, German footballer
May 5 – John Soko, Zambian footballer (d. 1993)
May 8 – Mickaël Madar, French footballer 
May 9 – Marie-José Pérec, French athlete
May 10 – Al Murray, English comedian
May 12 – Tony Hawk, American skateboarder
May 14 – Greg Davies, British comedian, actor, presentor and writer
May 16 – Chingmy Yau, Hong Kong actress
May 17 – Constance Menard, French professional dressage rider
May 18 – Vanessa Leggett, American freelance journalist, author, lecturer and First Amendment advocate
May 19 – Kyle Eastwood, American jazz bass musician
May 23 – John Ortiz, American actor
May 24 – Charles De'Ath, English actor
May 26 – Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
May 30 – Zacarias Moussaoui, French-Moroccan 9/11 conspirator
June [ ]
June 1 – Jason Donovan, Australian actor and singer
June 5 – Sandra Annenberg, Brazilian newscaster, previously actress
June 7 – Carla Marins, Brazilian actress
June 8 – Eduardo Moscovis, Brazilian actor
June 9 – Aleksandr Konovalov, Russian lawyer and politician
June 16 – James Patrick Stuart, American actor and voice actor
June 23 – Lee Jae-yong, South Korean business magnate
June 24 – Boris Gelfand, Israeli chess grandmaster
June 25 – Albert Fulivai, Tongan rugby league player
June 30 – Phil Anselmo, American heavy metal vocalist
July [ ]
July 6 – Rashid Sidek, Malaysian badminton player and coach
July 9 – Eduardo Santamarina, Mexican actor
July 10 – Hassiba Boulmerka, Algerian athlete
July 11 – Conrad Vernon, American voice actor and director
July 12 – Paul Hopkins, Canadian actor
July 14 – Samantha Gori, Italian basketball player
July 18 – Grant Bowler, New Zealand-born Australian actor
July 25 – John Grant, American singer-songwriter
July 26 – Olivia Williams, English actress
July 28 – Rachel Blakely, Australian actress July 30
August [ ]
August 1 – Pavo Urban, Croatian photographer (d. 1991)
August 7 – Lynn Strait, American musician (d. 1998)
August 8 – Kimberly Brooks, American actress and voice artist
August 15 – Debra Messing, American actress
August 18 – Justin Strzelczyk, American football offensive tackle (d. 2004) August 19 -
Ahmed Best, American actor
August 21 – Dina Carroll, British singer
August 23 - Krishna Kumar Kunnath, Indian Singer
August 25 – Rachael Ray, American television chef and host
August 26 – Benjamin Atkins, American serial killer (d. 1997)
August 27 – Luis Tascón, Venezuelan politician (d. 2010)
September [ ]
September 5 – Thomas Levet, French golfer
September 9 – Julia Sawalha, English actress
September 13 – Laura Cutina, Romanian artistic gymnast
September 15 – Danny Nucci, American actor
September 16 – Marc Anthony, American actor and singer
September 18 – Toni Kukoč, Croatian basketball player
September 24 – Davide Garbolino, Italian voice actor, dubbing director, and television presenter
September 30 - Bennet Omalu, Nigerian pathologist
October [ ]
October 3 – Paul Crichton, English footballer
Luminița Anghel, Romanian dance/pop recording artist, songwriter, television personality and politician Thom Yorke, British singer-songwriter
Troy Davis, American high-profile death row inmate and human rights activist (d. 2011) Pete Docter, American animator, director
October 16 – Todd Stashwick, American actor and writer
Alejandra Ávalos, Mexican artist, singer, songwriter, actress, model, dancer, philanthropist, television host, entrepreneur and record producer Ziggy Marley, Jamaican musician and oldest son of Bob Marley
Damien Timmer, British joint-managing director, television producer, television executive producer Wee Ka Siong, Malaysian politician
October 23 – Charles Joseph Martin, 2024 US Presidential Candidate
October 24 – Mark Walton, American story artist, actor
October 27 – Alain Auderset, Swedish writer
October 28 – Juan Orlando Hernández, 55th President of Honduras
Tsunku, Japanese singer, music producer and song composer John Farley, American actor and comedian October 30
November [ ]
November 1 – Gerald La Touche, Dad of the seeing kid
November 1 – Silvio Fauner, Italian cross-country skier
November 2 – Neal Casal, American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and photographer (d. 2019)
November 3 – Debbie Rochon, Canadian actress
November 6 – Kelly Rutherford, American actress
November 7 – Ignacio Padilla, Mexican writer (d. 2016)
November 9 – Nazzareno Carusi, Italian classical pianist
November 10 – Tracy Morgan, African-American actor and comedian
November 13 – Pat Hentgen, American baseball player
November 16 – Tammy Lauren, American actress
November 19 – Mark Bonnar, Scottish actor
November 23 – Hamid Hassani, Iranian scholar
November 28 – Ken, Japanese musician
December [ ]
Lucy Liu, American actress, voice actress, director, singer, dancer, model, and artist
Joshua Seth, American voice actor and hypnotist Rena Sofer, American actress
December 9 – Kurt Angle, American amateur and professional wrestler, 1996 Olympic gold medalist
13 December – Morgan Rose, American drummer
December 16 – Tom Spurgeon, American journalist, comics critic and or (d. 2019)
December 17 – Paul Tracy, Canadian race car driver
December 19 – Ken Marino, American actor and comedian
December 22 – Dina Meyer, American actress
December 23 – Manuel Rivera-Ortiz, American photographer
December 24 – Choi Jin-sil, South Korean actress and model (d. 2008)
December 25 – Helena Christensen, Danish model
December 29 – Tricia Leigh Fisher, American actress and singer December 30 – Fabrice Guy, French Olympic skier
Unknown date [ ]
Deaths [ ]
January [ ]
February [ ]
February 7 – Nick Adams, American actor (b. 1931)
February 10 – Pitirim Sorokin, Russian-American sociologist (b. 1889)
February 11 – Howard Lindsay, American playwright (b. 1888)
February 15 – Little Walter, American blues musician, singer, and songwriter (b. 1930)
February 17 – Sir Donald Wolfit, English actor (b. 1902)
February 19 – Georg Hackenschmidt, German strongman and professional wrestler (b. 1877)
February 20 – Anthony Asquith, British director and writer (b. 1902) 
February 21 – Howard Florey, Australian-born pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (b. 1898)
February 22 – Peter Arno, American cartoonist (b. 1904)
February 25 – Camille Huysmans, Belgian politician, 34th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1871)
February 29 – Hugo Benioff, American seismologist (b. 1899)
March [ ]
March 6 – Joseph W. Martin Jr., American politician (b. 1884)
March 8 – Jerzy Braun, Polish athlete (b. 1911)
March 14 – Erwin Panofsky, German-Jewish art historian (b. 1892)
March 15 – Khuang Aphaiwong, 4th Prime Minister of Thailand, country leader during World War II (b. 1902)
March 16 – Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian composer (b. 1895) 
March 20 – Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish film director (b. 1889) 
March 23 – Edwin O'Connor, American journalist, novelist, and radio commentator (b. 1918) 
March 24 – Alice Guy-Blaché, French filmmaker (b. 1873)  March 27 – Yuri Gagarin, Soviet cosmonaut, first human in space (b. 1934) 
March 30- American child actor, Bobby Driscoll (b. 1937)
April [ ]
May [ ]
June [ ]
July [ ]
August [ ]
September [ ]
October [ ]
November [ ]
November 1 – Georgios Papandreou, 3-Time Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1888)
November 6 – Charles Munch, French conductor (b. 1891)
November 7 – Alexander Gelfond, Soviet mathematician (b. 1906)
November 8 – Wendell Corey, American actor (b. 1914)
November 11 – Jeanne Demessieux, French composer (b. 1921)
November 14 – Ramón Menéndez Pidal, Spanish philologist and historian (b. 1869)
November 15 – Charles Bacon, American athlete (b. 1885)
November 17 – Mervyn Peake, English writer, artist, poet, and illustrator (b. 1911) 
November 18 – Walter Wanger, American film producer (b. 1894)
November 20 – Helen Gardner, American actress (b. 1884)
November 25 – Upton Sinclair, American writer (b. 1878) 
November 26 – Arnold Zweig, German writer, pacifist and socialist (b. 1887)
November 28 – Enid Blyton, English writer (b. 1897) November 30 – Charles Henry Bartlett, British cyclist (b. 1885)
December [ ]
Date unknown [ ]
Nobel Prizes [ ]
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Further reading [ ]
Sherman, Daniel J. et al. eds.
The Long 1968: Revisions and New Perspectives (Indiana University Press; 2013) 382 pages; essays by scholars on the cultural and political impact of 1968 in France, Mexico, Northern Ireland, the United States, etc. Kurlansky, Mark. (2004).
1968: The Year that Rocked the World. London: Jonathan Cape. ISBN 978-0-224-06251-0 NPR "
Echoes of 1968" report series.
1968 – The Year in Sound An Audiofile produced by Lou Zambrana of WCBS Newsradio 880 (WCBS-AM New York) Part of WCBS 880's celebration of 40 years of newsradio.
Time, 40th Anniversary Special (2008). "1968: The Year That Changed the World."
Newsweek. " 1968: The Year That Made Us Who We Are." November 19, 2007.
1968: The Year That Shaped a Generation, time.com, January 11, 1988.
Magnum Photos, Historic photos from 1968 Archived December 30, 2019, at the Wayback Machine
BBC Radio 4 – 1968 Myth or Reality? – six months of 'news on this day' programmes and documentaries
Interactive 1968 Timeline Archived June 27, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Reflections on 1968 Read people's memories of the year 1968. Minnesota Historical Society
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