Historical Events on March 31, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Palm Beach County Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Pirate Radio Station Pegaus (NZ) begins transmitting
  • Seattle's AL club is named Pilots

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces in an address to the nation that he will not seek re-election

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • US President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes a troop surge in Vietnam, bringing the total number of US soldiers to a peak of 549,500