What was the year 50 years ago?

1968: 50 years ago | Smithsonian Institution.

What events happened on this day in history?

1940 Norway Surrenders To Germany.

  • 1940 Italy Declares War on France and Great Britain.
  • 1947 Sweden SAAB First Car Produced.
  • 1961 USA President Kennedy.
  • 1967 Middle East Six Day War Ends.
  • 1977 USA James Earl Ray.
  • 1978 USA Affirmed Wins Triple Crown.
  • 1980 South Africa Nelson Mandela.
  • What major event happened in 1972?

    1972 This year is marked as a black year in history due to the use of terrorism entering sport with the massacre of 11 Israel Athletes by Arab Gunman. Also this is the beginning of the biggest political scandal in modern times and the start of the Watergate Scandal.

    What happened in the news 1972?

    June 14–23 – Hurricane Agnes kills 117 on the U.S. east coast. June 15–18 – The first U.S. Libertarian Party National Convention is held in Denver, Colorado. Watergate scandal: Five White House operatives are arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee.

    What happened in 1971 in the world?

    Intel releases world’s first microprocessor, the 4004. BBC Open University broadcasts begin in the UK. Apollo 14 lands on the Moon. Apollo 15 astronauts become the first to ride in a lunar rover a day after landing on the surface.

    What turned 50 this year?

    Celebrities Who Are Turning 50 in 2022, Including Gabrielle Union, Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow and More.

    What is today special Day in world?

    World Oceans Day – June 8, 2022.

    What is the most interesting thing in history?

    50 Amazing Historical Facts You Never Knew

    1. Turkeys Were Once Worshipped Like Gods.
    2. Paul Revere Never Actually Shouted, “The British Are Coming!”
    3. The Olympics Used to Award Medals for Art.
    4. One Time, 100 Imposters Claimed to Be Marie Antoinette’s Dead Son.
    5. Napoleon Was Once Attacked By a Horde of Bunnies.

    What events happened in 1974?

    Major events in 1974 include the aftermath of the 1973 oil crisis and the resignation of United States President Richard Nixon following the Watergate scandal.

    What happened in the year 1951?

    MAJOR EVENTS: Congress passes 22nd Amendment, limiting a President to two terms. Stalin claims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of passing U.S. nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union; both are sentenced to death. General Douglas MacArthur relieved of command in Korea.