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

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

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash

Famous Deaths

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