On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Andras Jones, American actor
  • Viktor Karatchoun, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Forbes, American novelist (Johnny Tremain), dies at 76
  • Pieter Oud, Dutch politician and Mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81
1968 Highlights

About August 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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