What Happened on March 1, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return
  • Pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting
  • Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands
  • Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Salil Ankola, cricketer (Indian pace bowler one Test 1989)
  • Sanjeeva Weerasinghe, cricketer (Test for Sri Lanka v India at 17)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Country singer June Carter Cash (38) weds music icon Johnny Cash (36) in Franklin, Kentucky

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash
  • Singer-songwriter and actress June Carter (38) weds singer-songwriter Johnny Cash (36) at a church in Franklin, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • G v d Vring, writer, dies
  • Georg von der Vring, German painter (Camp Lafayette), dies at 78