On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1968

Historical Events

  • 1st NBA game at Madison Sq Garden, Knicks beat SD Clippers
  • 32nd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Bob Goalby shoots a final round 66 (-6) to win his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of Roberto De Vicenzo who has his card famously marked incorrectly

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Anthony Michael Hall, American actor (SNL, Breakfast Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Al Benton, American baseball player (b. 1911)
1968 Highlights

About April 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries