On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1968

Historical Events

Film Premier

"2001 A Space Odyssey" directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.

  • Beatles form Python Music Ltd
  • Chad creates Union of Central African States

Historic Event

Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Wisconsin


1968 Highlights

About April 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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