Shop

Birthday Cufflinks

1968 Irish Threepence Cufflinks

69.00

Perfect 53rd Birthday Gift. 1968 Irish Threepence cufflinks. These unique cufflinks are made from genuine year 1968 Irish threepence, the coins feature the Irish Hare – a recognized symbol in Irish folklore and mythology – as well as the Celtic harp symbolizing the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald isle. They are made by hand not machine and they come in a beautiful silver presentation box. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on all our products. Hold the cursor over the image for a closer look. Give a piece of history as a gift today.

Click on the description box for more information and events of the year 1968!

SKU: IE222 Category:
Description

1968 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1968
Down won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Wexford won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions

BORN THAT YEAR WERE
Celine Dion (Singer)
Guy Richie (Film Director)
Toni Braxton (R&B Singer)

INVENTIONS IN 1968 INCLUDED
Computer mouse
First computer with integrated circuits
Random Access Memory (RAM)

FAMOUS IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED
Finian’s Rainbow

ALSO THAT YEAR
President Lyndon Johnson orders an end to the bombing of North Vietnam
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Leader of Negro Civil Rights Movement is killed by James Earl Ray which leads to Violence and Race Riots in US Cities
British Post office introduces First Class Post
The Third Heart transplant is performed in South Africa By Dr Christian N Barnard
London Bridge sold for 1 million. and later re-erected in Arizona .
Lily the Pink by Scafford Chrismas number 1.