Historical Events on May 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American boxer Bob Foster defeats holder Dick Tiger for the world light-heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Gardens, New York (goes on to defend title 14x)
  • FLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.

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French President Charles de Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days

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Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger