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

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