On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1968

Historical Events

  • Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president

Historic Event

US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act

  • 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? 53 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries