1968

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1968 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1968
MCMLXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2721
Armenian calendar 1417
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԷ
Assyrian calendar 6718
Bahá'í calendar 124–125
Balinese saka calendar 1889–1890
Bengali calendar 1375
Berber calendar 2918
British Regnal year 16 Eliz. 2 – 17 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2512
Burmese calendar 1330
Byzantine calendar 7476–7477
Chinese calendar 丁未(Fire Goat)
4664 or 4604
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4665 or 4605
Coptic calendar 1684–1685
Discordian calendar 3134
Ethiopian calendar 1960–1961
Hebrew calendar 5728–5729
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2024–2025
 - Shaka Samvat 1889–1890
 - Kali Yuga 5068–5069
Holocene calendar 11968
Igbo calendar 968–969
Iranian calendar 1346–1347
Islamic calendar 1387–1388
Japanese calendar Shōwa 43
(昭和43年)
Javanese calendar 1899–1900
Juche calendar 57
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4301
Minguo calendar ROC 57
民國57年
Nanakshahi calendar 500
Thai solar calendar 2511
Tibetan calendar 阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
2094 or 1713 or 941
    — to —
阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
2095 or 1714 or 942

1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 968th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s decade. This was the year of the Protests of 1968.

Events

January

January 30: Tet begins.

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Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ Navazelskis, Inabhfghh (1990). Alexander Dubcek. Chelsea House Publications. ISBN 1-55546-831-4. 
  2. ^ Chartres, John (9 January 1968). "Wilson Joins 'I Back Britain'". The Times. London. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Italy: The Day the Earth Shook". Time. 26 January 1968. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Catalogo Parametrico dei Terremoti Italiani". 
  5. ^ http://www.blackcountrysociety.co.uk/articles/baggeridge2.htm
  6. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson (March 11, 1968). Memorandum Approving the Adoption by the Federal Government of a Standard Code for Information Interchange. The American Presidency Project. Accessed 2008-04-14.
  7. ^ "Pierre Elliott Trudeau." Prime Minister of Canada. August 26, 2013. Accessed April 8, 2015.
  8. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_midlands/7343256.stm
  9. ^ "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on July 17, 2015. 
  10. ^ Mali country profile (PDF), Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress Federal Research Division, January 2005, p. 3 

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 Magazine, 40th Anniversary Special (2008). "1968: The Year That Changed the World."
  • NEWSWEEK Magazine. "1968: The Year That Made Us Who We Are." November 19, 2007.
  • 1968: The Year That Shaped a Generation, time.com, January 11, 1988.
  • 1968 Coin Pictures
  • Magnum Photos, Historic photos from 1968
  • BBC Radio 4 – 1968 Myth or Reality? – six months of 'news on this day' programmes and documentaries
  • Interactive 1968 Timeline
  • Reflections on 1968 Read people's memories of the year 1968. Minnesota Historical Society

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