What Happened on February 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10,000 demonstrators against US in Vietnam War in West-Berlin
  • 10th Winter Olympic games close at Grenoble, France
  • Britain commences a trial of year-round daylight saving time (BST - British Standard Time, one hour ahead of GMT)
  • David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd

Famous Birthdays

  • Molly Ringwald, Roseville California, actress (16 Candles, Pretty in Pink)

Famous Deaths

  • Sigurd Erixon, etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79