1968

Main

Prague Spring

January 5, 1968 - August 21, 1968

Launch of Tet Offensive

January 30, 1968

Orangeburg, NC "Massacre"

February 8, 1968

Johnson announces he won't run for reelection

March 31, 1968

MLK Assassinated in Memphis, TN

April 4, 1968

Washington D.C. Riots

April 4, 1968 - April 8, 1968

Black Panther ambush of Oakland police

April 6, 1968

Columbia students protest

April 23, 1968

Student protests in Paris

May 6, 1968

Second round of Columbia student protests

May 17, 1968 - May 22, 1968

RFK Assassinated in Los Angeles, CA

June 5, 1968

Riots at Chicago Democratic National Convention

August 26, 1968 - August 29, 1968

Tlatelolco Square Massacre (Mexico)

October 2, 1968

Start of the Olympic Games in Mexico

October 12, 1968

Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis

October 20, 1968

American astronauts revolve around moon in Apollo 8 spacecraft

December 24, 1968