Historical Events on March 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27'2-3/4")

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British Foreign Secretary George Brown resigns after having a drunken row with Prime Minister Harold Wilson

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson
  • Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept", but wouldn't prohibit rock & roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri

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LIFE mag calls Jimi Hendrix "most spectacular guitarist in the world"

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Uprising in South Yemen
  • US Mint stops buying & selling gold