What Happened on April 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • A's 1st game in Oakland-Alameda Stadium, lose 4-1 to Balt Orioles

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurits, Prince of Netherlands
  • Ritchie Woodhall, boxer
  • Roger Twose, cricketer (Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Seddon, dies at 95