On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm 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.

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke
  • Beatles form Python Music Ltd
  • Chad creates Union of Central African States

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Wisconsin

Politician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthy
Politician and Presidential Candidate
Eugene McCarthy