What Happened on May 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, is showered with eggs, flour and stones after a meeting of the Woodvale Unionist Association, a loyalist vigilante group

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Mays, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Phil Hansen, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Waisale Serevi, Fijian rugby union and rugby sevens footballer, born in Suva, Fiji

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"The Who" guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend (23) weds Karen Astley in England


Famous Deaths

  • Albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies
  • Kees van Dongen, Dutch/French painter, dies at 91