1968 Events

This page lists 2 cultural events I attended in 1968. Movies are listed on my films page, not here. The program index page displays thumbnails of all the printed program images. Cities are in California, except as noted.

This short list was reconstructed ex post facto in 2016 from an old Harvard Coop datebook for academic year 1968-1969. My datebook for academic year 1967-1968 is missing, so I have no data for the earlier part of 1968, and data for the latter part is sparse.

I was a Harvard senior at the start of 1968. I worked at the Harvard Center for Cognitive Studies during the summer after graduation and married Haven Morgan in August. We drove across the country (Massachusetts to Maine to Minnesota to northern California) and I started as a graduate student at Stanford in the fall.


I started keeping event data in the format used by this page in 2010, so data for 2010 to date is accurate. I started keeping appointment calendar data in .txt format in August 2005. I later extracted 2005-2009 event data ex post facto, so data for 2005 to 2009 is less complete and a bit less accurate. I have older pocket calendars and hard copies of event programs going back to 1963, but I have not yet scanned programs for years before 2010 or entered event data for most years before 2005.

See also: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1971 1981 1982 1983 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 All

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Date Category Description Performers Venue City Works
09/30/68 @ 20:30 Opera Die Walküre San Francisco Opera Opera House San Francisco Program Wagner: Die Walküre
11/17/68 Recital Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone Masonic San Francisco