What Happened on August 1, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Canada begins replacing silver with nickel in coins
  • Cleveland Metroparks begins operating Zoo
  • The coronation is held of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei.
  • WXIX TV channel 19 in Cincinnati-Newport, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Donegan, American musician (Disturbed)
  • Rob Carpenter, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Stacey Augmon, Pasadena, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers, Hawks)