The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1968

Martin Luther King
Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968)

American activist and minister
Helen Keller

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

American activist and author
Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy (1925 - 1968)

American politician
Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin (1934 - 1968)

Soviet cosmonaut and the first human in space
Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp (1887 - 1968)

French painter and sculptor
Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton (1897 - 1968)

English author
Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady (1926 - 1968)

American author and poet
Pio of Pietrelcina

Pio of Pietrelcina (1887 - 1968)

Italian priest and saint
Frankie Lymon

Frankie Lymon (1942 - 1968)

American singer-songwriter
Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)

American monk and author
Bea Benaderet

Bea Benaderet (1906 - 1968)

American actress
Rose Wilder Lane

Rose Wilder Lane (1886 - 1968)

American journalist and author
Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery (1923 - 1968)

American musician
Karl Barth

Karl Barth (1886 - 1968)

Swiss theologian
Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner (1878 - 1968)

Austrian physicist
Little Walter

Little Walter (1930 - 1968)

American harmonica player
Jim Clark

Jim Clark (1936 - 1968)

Scottish race car driver
Tony Hancock

Tony Hancock (1924 - 1968)

English comedian
Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn (1879 - 1968)

German chemist
Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku (1890 - 1968)

American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, surfer, movie actor
Lorena Hickok

Lorena Hickok (1893 - 1968)

journalist, public relations official
Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber (1885 - 1968)

Novelist, playwright
George Gamow

George Gamow (1904 - 1968)

Ukrainian-American physicist
Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968)

Italian-Argentinian painter and sculptor
Norman Thomas

Norman Thomas (1884 - 1968)

Minister, Socialist candidate
Dorothy Gish

Dorothy Gish (1898 - 1968)

Actress, director, writer
Lurleen Wallace

Lurleen Wallace (1926 - 1968)

American politician
Jose Nasazzi

Jose Nasazzi (1901 - 1968)

Uruguayan footballer
Paddy Driscoll

Paddy Driscoll (1896 - 1968)

American baseball player
John L. Hines

John L. Hines (1868 - 1968)

former Chief of Staff of the United States Army
Leo Sowerby

Leo Sowerby (1895 - 1968)

American composer and church musician
Vern Stephens

Vern Stephens (1920 - 1968)

American baseball player
Walter Tewksbury

Walter Tewksbury (1878 - 1968)

Athletics (sport) competitor