February 7 » The Cripple Creek miner's strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado, United States.
March 22 » The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
April 21 » Norway formally adopts the Krag–Jørgensen bolt-action rifle as the main arm of its armed forces, a weapon that would remain in service for almost 50 years.
May 1 » Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C.
June 24 » Marie François Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio.
September 17 » Battle of the Yalu River, the largest naval engagement of the First Sino-Japanese War.
The temperature on January 27, 1968 was between 5.0 °C and 6.8 °C and averaged 6.0 °C. There was 2.5 mm of rain during 3.2 hours. The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-southwest. Source: KNMI
January 31 » Nauru gains independence from Australia.
January 31 » Vietnam War: Viet Cong guerrillas attack the United States embassy in Saigon, and other attacks, in the early morning hours, later grouped together as the Tet Offensive.
July 23 » Glenville shootout: In Cleveland, Ohio, a violent shootout between a Black Militant organization and the Cleveland Police Department occurs. During the shootout, a riot begins and lasts for five days.
August 22 » Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogotá, Colombia. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
November 8 » The Vienna Convention on Road Traffic is signed to facilitate international road traffic and to increase road safety by standardising the uniform traffic rules among the signatories.
November 17 » Viewers of the Raiders–Jets football game in the eastern United States are denied the opportunity to watch its exciting finish when NBC broadcasts Heidi instead, prompting changes to sports broadcasting in the U.S.
The temperature on January 31, 1968 was between 5.6 °C and 8.3 °C and averaged 7.1 °C. There was 0.2 mm of rain during 0.3 hours. The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest. Source: KNMI
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