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1968 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1968 in Turkey
Decades:  1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s

Events in the year 1968 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 13th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President – Cevdet Sunay
  • Prime Minister - Süleyman Demirel
  • Leader of the opposition – İsmet İnönü
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party - Justice Party (AP)
  • Main opposition - Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 30th government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 15 January - Gulf of İzmit froze
  • 8 March - 22 passengers died in a bus accident near Bolvadin
  • 17 March - 33 passengers died in a bus accident near İstanbul
  • 26 May - Fenerbahçe is the champion of the Turkish football league
  • 2 June - Senate 1/3 elections (AP 38 seats, CHP 13 seats, MP 1 seat, GP 1 seat)
  • 3 September – Earthquake in Bartın
  • 17 June and the following days - Widespread university demonstrations
  • 22 November – First heart transplantations in Turkey (Ankara)
  • 31 December - TRT 1 First television broadcast
  • Births

  • 23 February - İlhan Cihaner, politician and lawyer
  • 1 July - Emine Ayna, politician
  • 5 June - Şebnem Dönmez, actress
  • 17 July - Derya Arbaş Berti (Derya Arbaş), actress
  • 11 August - Özlem Çerçioğlu, mayor of Aydın
  • 30 October - Merve Kavakçı, politician
  • 3 December - Aylin Nazlıaka, politician
  • Deaths

  • 10 January –Ali Fuat Cebesoy (birth 1882), former general
  • 9 March – Haşim İşcan (birth 1898), mayor of İstanbul
  • 2 September - Sabiha Sertel, first female journalist
  • 11 October – Selim Sarper (birth 1899) former minister of foreign affairs
  • References

    1968 in Turkey Wikipedia


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