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‘1968 Sightings’

1968: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: early 1968 Location: Otoco Potosi Bolivia Time: 1800 Summary: Valentina Flores was bringing in her llamas when she discovered that her sheep pen was covered with a net made of some plastic like material, and that inside the pen was a helmeted being, 3.5 ft tall, who was engaged in the killing of her sheep by a tubular instrument having a hook on the end of it. Mrs Flores threw stones at the being, whereupon he walked over to an instrument resembling a radio and, moving a wheel on it, quickly absorbed all the netting. The farm woman approached the pen with a cudgel, upon which the being threw his instrument at her several times; it returned to him like a boomerang, after inflicting superficial cuts on her arms.… Read More

1968: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  February  1968 Location:  Scotia New York Time:  unknown Summary:  Two 15-year old boys were packing snow on the bank of the frozen Mohawk River when they saw a glowing fireball “about the size of a basketball” rise from an island in the river. It hovered for some moments & disappeared. One boy thought he could distinguish a white-suited human form behind a bush. They ran home. The next morning, 300 yards away, a 16-year old was found frozen to death on the ice of the river. Source:  Jennifer Stevens, FSR Special Issue # 2 Date:  February  1968 Location:  Near Adelphi Maryland Time:  night Summary:  After work Sunday, a friend dropped off Tom Monteleone at home. As the friend… Read More

1968: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Spring 1968 Location: Near Dallas Texas Time:  unknown Summary: The witness suddenly found himself onboard a silvery metallic crescent shaped craft with windows going all the way around. Inside he saw two seats in front of a dashboard and the seats swiveled around, they were high backed and large. On the dashboard there was what appeared to be a television set. There was another couch like seat around the backside. He has a memory of talking to several undescribed beings that were “engineers.” The beings explained how they operated the craft. They said that a band around the middle of the craft had a magnetic force that kept them from hitting others. He was shown other craft, some were powered by solar,… Read More

1968: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  April  1968 Location:  Tossa De Mar Gerona Spain Time:  1900 Summary:  A 25-year old technician and the passengers of a bus he was driving observed a bright circular object coming down in an area of pine trees. The passengers, who were touring the area, fled; the driver remained and saw a tall man near the object, holding a bright ball in his hand; the entity went around the craft and it flew off. Source:  Vicente Ballester-Olmos Date: April 1968: Three fishermen of Le Brusc, France observe Disc at sea Date: April 1968 Location: Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada Time: : 2005 Summary: The witness, Mrs Tremblay had gone outside her home on her way to a restaurant when she drops her bag and looks up to… Read More

1968: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: May 1968 Location: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England Time: afternoon Summary: Sixteen year old schoolgirl, “Adele” was home alone when she answered a knock at the front door and found a strange man standing on her doorstep wearing a tiny pork pie hat and “an insanely beaming smile”. The visitor, who had an “extremely florid” complexion, was smartly dressed in a black suit and white shirt, although his trousers and jacket sleeves were both far too short. “After grinning madly at me for what seemed like ages…the man’s whole body jerked,” Adele told investigator Lynn Pickett. “Then he said ‘Have you got insurance? Is it now?’ His voice was most odd. Like a robot’s—jerky and without feeling. The startled girl asked the “salesman”… Read More

1968: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Kremenchug, Poltava region, Ukraine (USSR) Location: early June 1968 Time: about 1700-1800 Summary: Two witnesses, Galena Alekseevna Kazayeva and her partner, both employees at a local chemical laboratory were standing outside of the Kremenchug power station when they spotted a disc-shaped object that Galena first mistook for the moon, but she looked more attentively and noticed that in fact it was an oval shaped disk, emitting light and hovering in midair, close to the plant’s smokestack. Both witnesses walked closer to the base of the stack. Both witnesses now saw what appeared to be humanoid silhouettes through the transparent hull of the UFO. Both witnesses ran to the workshop and reported the event to engineer Husid William Naumovich and then went back outdoors to see… Read More

1968: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: beginning of July 1968 Location: Teatralnaya railway station, Moscow region, Russia Time: after 0100A Summary: Chernjayava Zynaida Alexsandrovna was awakened by a strong yellow light which was shining inside her room. At first she didn’t understand what was happening. Her first thought was of a powerful projector shining into her window for some unknown reason. However upon approaching the window she saw a sphere hovering at an altitude of about 3-4 meters over the ground, at approximately 40 meters from her house, emitting a powerful yellow light. The object was about 3-4 meters in diameter. She could hear a noise or “murmur” as if several persons with talking among each other in a fast paced chatter. She then… Read More

1968: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1968 Location: Near Toronto Ontario Canada Time: unknown Summary: A man was walking near the downtown area when a car pulled up to him and two men inside asked him to come in for a ride. He was taken to the countryside to a landed disc shaped object. Five men wearing dark brown uniforms invited the witness inside. He was told that the captain of their ship was a female, which the witness did not see. He was also given information on the craft’s propulsion system. Source: Robert E. Bartholomew, UFO Lore Date: August 1968 Location: Holden Hill Devonshire England Time: 0055A Summary: While negotiating Holden Hill on the A38 road and keeping a lookout for the deer which inhabited the area, a male motorist… Read More

1968: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Autumn 1968 Location: Hull England Time:  0030A Summary: Mr. John Scarrah was walking to work along St. Nicholas Avenue when he encountered a strange entity. The figure was man-like about six-foot tall, dressed in a tight fitting metallic boiler suit. The man had his hair brushed back and as he confronted the witness he stared at him with considerable alarm for a few seconds, as if shocked to confront anyone. He then turned around and vanished in plain sight. In amazement and fear the witness went to the spot at once and tried to find a means by which the figure could have appeared to vanish. Source: Derick Shelton, Northern UFO News # 37 Date: Fall 1968 Location: Point Isabel, Ohio Time: 2200 Summary: Hearing a sound… Read More

1968: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  early October 1968 Location: Lins Sao Paolo Brazil Time: night Summary: Hospital patient Leoncio Nuñes saw from his window an object hovering 5 ft above the ground about 150 yards away over the hospital grounds. It emitted yellow, green, and red light and bore a transparent cupola, “striated like a wastebasket.” The cabin had a light about a yard in diameter, underneath it were 3 people dressed in white clothing, who seemed to move slowly. After a few minutes the light went out, leaving only a big headlight; then this, too, was extinguished. Source: FSR Case Histories # 4 Date: October 1968: Lakeland Florida Encounter with Aliens Date: October 1968 Location:  Mar Del Plata Buenos Aires Argentina Time: 0300A Summary: Driving along National Highway # 2 toward Mar del… Read More

1968: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November, 1968 Location: Kent, IN Time: Summary: Abduction report. First investigated by Bay Area (CA) Subcommittee, then turned over to Indiana NICAP Subcommittee. Source: Ridge files Date:  November 1968 Location: Tulancingo Mexico Time:  early morning Summary: Engineer Alberto Zecua and other were out camping in an isolated area near the railroad tracks heading towards Cuernavaca, when one morning he woke up feeling a strange attraction to a section of the nearby woods. As he reached a clearing surrounded by tall pines he saw an orange-lighted object hovering just above the ground, seemingly suspended by a column of orange light. The craft was silvery-white in color, disc shaped with a small turret-like dome on top. Three tall human-like figures were moving around the object. Two of the figures were… Read More

1968: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: December 1968 Location: North Ridgeville, Lorain County, Ohio Time: afternoon Summary: A young witness spotted several large pterodactyls like creatures flying over the area. The creatures apparently descended and got closer to the witness who hid behind some bushes. He counted about 7 to 9 such creatures, described as having only skin, no feathers, and were very silent. They flew away from the area. Source: GCBRO Date:  Winter 1968 Location: Novosibirsk, Russia Time: evening Summary: A lonely female resident, an ardent Communist Party member who never believed in flying saucers, aliens and other nonsense was found unconscious one early morning lying on the side of the road by a street cleaner. An ambulance was summoned and doctors at a nearby hospital succeeded in reviving her. When she… Read More

1968 Unknown Dates UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1968 Location: Nellis Air Force Base Nevada Time: unknown Summary: Military personnel reported watching a large object hovering above the base for three days consecutive. Three small objects were seen departing the larger craft and one landed on the base grounds. A Colonel accompanied by an armed security detachment was sent to meet the landed craft. While waiting outside the men watched a short stocky humanoid disembark from the craft. A green beam of light was then aimed at the Colonel from inside the object causing him to become paralyzed. Orders were then issued to fire on the object and humanoid but all weapons mysteriously jammed. The object and humanoid eventually departed into the larger hovering craft. No… Read More