What Happened on April 2, 1968

Historical Events

2001 A Space Odyssey

"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

Event of Interest

Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Wisconsin

1968 History

About April 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
  • UK #1 Song: Lady Madonna - The Beatles