On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1968

Historical Events

  • Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • W Berlin student Rudi Dutschke seriously wounded at demonstration
  • WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Moten, NFL guard and tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sergei Lukyanenko, Russian sci-fi author (Labyrinth of Reflections), born in Karatau, Kazakhstan
1968 Highlights

About April 11, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries