Wisconsin passes legislation that bans discrimination in housing.
Students at UW-Madison protest the Vietnam War. The demonstrations result in confrontations with police and injuries.
Shirley S. Abrahamson is appointed the first woman to serve as a justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
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Vel Phillips is elected secretary of state in Wisconsin, the first African American elected a constitutional officer.
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Brother and sister, Eric and Beth Heiden of Madison, compete in the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. Eric sets a world record, winning five gold medals in speed skating.
State unemployment percentage reaches highest levels since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Wisconsin's population reaches 4,891,769.