What Happened on June 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senator Robert F. Kennedy dies from his wounds after he was shot the previous night.

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
  • Brian Wright, Stillwater Oklahoma, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)
  • Craig Roberts, Everett WA, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
  • Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Fran├žois Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist

Famous Deaths

  • Franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies
  • Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill (b. 1911)

MurderAssassination

Robert F. Kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy