On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1968

Historical Events

  • Belgian construction workers strike
  • NL owners approve expansion for 2 new teams

Famous Birthdays

  • Arshad Warsi, Indian film actor (Lage Raho Munna Bhai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Ashley Judd, American actress (Kuffs, Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Brent Mayne, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Mswati III [Prince Makhosetive], King of Swaziland (1986- ), born in Manzini, Swaziland
  • Pascal Kleiman, French DJ, producer and musician, born in Toulouse, France
  • Roger Reinson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Melville, Saskatchewan
  • Thomas Nock, Swiss actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars), born in Zurich, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Bridges, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 61
1968 Highlights

About April 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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