What Happened on July 1, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bob Gibson's streak of 47 2/3 inn scoreless streak ends on wild pitch
  • Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
  • Fortuna Sittard soccer team forms in Sittard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon's 1st full art exhibition (You are Here)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • The CIA's Phoenix Program is officially established.
  • US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Wilson, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Roshumba Williams, model (Bride), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tim Abell, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies
  • Virginia Weidler, actress (All This & Heaven Too), dies at 42