On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Bimbo Coles, NBA guard (Golden State Warriors)
  • Carlos Costa, Spanish tennis star
  • Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
  • Vernell Coles, basketball player (Olympic bronze 1988)
  • Zarley Zalapski, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1987-2000 (Pittsburgh Penguins; Calgary Flames, and 3 other teams), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive, dies at 57
1968 Highlights

About April 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus