1968

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Millennium:2nd millennium
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Years:1965 1966 196719681969 1970 1971
 
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This article is about the year 1968.
Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years:1965 1966 196719681969 1970 1971
1968 by topic:
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1968 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1968
MCMLXVIII
Ab urbe condita2721
Armenian calendar1417
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Assyrian calendar6718
Bahá'í calendar124–125
Bengali calendar1375
Berber calendar2918
British Regnal year16 Eliz. 2 – 17 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2512
Burmese calendar1330
Byzantine calendar7476–7477
Chinese calendar丁未(Fire Goat)
4664 or 4604
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4665 or 4605
Coptic calendar1684–1685
Discordian calendar3134
Ethiopian calendar1960–1961
Hebrew calendar5728–5729
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2024–2025
 - Shaka Samvat1890–1891
 - Kali Yuga5069–5070
Holocene calendar11968
Igbo calendar968–969
Iranian calendar1346–1347
Islamic calendar1387–1388
Japanese calendarShōwa 43
(昭和43年)
Juche calendar57
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4301
Minguo calendarROC 57
民國57年
Thai solar calendar2511

1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter GF), the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 968th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s decade. This is the year of the Protests of 1968.

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January 30: Tet begins.

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Helen Keller circa 1920

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  1. ^ Navazelskis, Inabhfghh (1990). Alexander Dubcek. Chelsea House Publications. ISBN 1-55546-831-4. 
  2. ^ Chartres, John (9 January 1968). "Wilson Joins 'I Back Britain'". The Times (London). p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Italy: The Day the Earth Shook". Time. 26 January 1968. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Catalogo Parametrico dei Terremoti Italiani". 
  5. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson (March 11, 1968). Memorandum Approving the Adoption by the Federal Government of a Standard Code for Information Interchange. The American Presidency Project. Accessed 2008-04-14.
  6. ^ "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame". [dead link]
  7. ^ Mali country profile, Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress Federal Research Division, January 2005, p. 3 

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