February 1, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former US VP Richard Nixon announces candidacy for president

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

CommunicationExecution of a Viet Cong Prisoner

Saigon police chief Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executes Viet Cong officer Nguyễn Văn Lém with a pistol shot to head. The execution is captured by photographer Eddie Adams and becomes an anti-war icon.

  • World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, daughter of Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley