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The ________________ win Super Bowl IIJanuary 14, 1968
Laugh-In starring ____________ debutsJanuary 22, 1968
_________________ seizes the USS Pueblo, claiming the ship violated its territorial waters while spying.January 23, 1968
The ____________ Offensive BeginsJanuary 30, 1968
The Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central Railroad merge to form __________________, the largest ever corporate merger up to this date.February 1, 1968
The Winter Olympics begin in ____________, France.February 6, 1968
Border clashes between Israel and ____________.February 11, 1968
NET airs the first episodes of______________February 19, 1968
Ex-Teenagers singer _________________ is found dead from a heroin overdose in HarlemFebruary 27, 1968
The First Battle of ____________ends,March 7, 1968
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson edges out antiwar candidate ________________ in the New Hampshire Democratic primary.March 12, 1968
____________Massacre. U.S. Troops kill scores of civiliansMarch 16, 1968
__________________enters the race for the Democratic Nominee for President of the U.S.March 16, 1968
_________________announces that he will not seek re-election.March 31, 1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. is shot dead at the Lorraine Motel in________________.April 4, 1968
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the_______________Act of 1968.April 11, 1968
______________becomes Canada's 15th Prime MinisterApril 20, 1968
Student protesters at _____________________ University take over administration buildings and shut down the university.April 23-30, 1968
The Musical _________ opens on BroadwayApril 29, 1968
The Beatles announce the creation of _______ Records.May 14, 1968
U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California by _______________.June 5, 1968
___________________is arrested for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.June 8, 1968
__________________becomes Vice Chairman of the Revolutionary Council in Iraq after a coup d'├ętat.July 17, 1968
Pope Paul VI publishes the encyclical entitled Humanae Vitae, condemning _______________.July 25, 1968
The Republican National Convention in _______________________ nominates Richard Nixon for U.S. President.August 5-8, 1968
_____________________ is nominated as Republican Candidate for Vice President.August 8, 1968
200,000 Warsaw Pact troops and 5,000 tanks invade _________________August 20-21, 1968
_________________ explodes its first Hydrogen BombAugust 24, 1968
Police clash with anti-war protesters in ___________________, outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention.August 22-30, 1968.
Democratic nominee for President.August 29, 1968
Democratic Nominee for Vice PresidentAugust 29, 1968
____________________ debuts on CBS. September 24, 1968
________________ win the 1968 World series.October 10, 1968.
NASA launches Apollo ________. The first maned Apollo mission.October 11, 1968
The Games of the XIX Olympiad are held in_________________. October 12-27, 1968.
________________makes their first live performance, at Surrey University in England.October 15, 1968
In Mexico City, black American athletes ____________________and John Carlos raise their arms in a black power salute after winning, respectively, the gold and bronze medals in the October 16, 1968
Former U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries ______________.October 20, 1968
Republican challenger Richard M. Nixon defeats the Democratic candidate, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate __________________.November 5, 1968
________________University announce that it will admit women.November 14, 1968

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