On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Donovan Leitch Jr., American actor (I Shot Andy Warhol) and musician (Camp Freddy), born in London, England

Famous Divorces

Frank Sinatra

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Gianneo, Argentine pianist, organist, conductor, composer, and teacher, dies at 71
1968 Highlights

About August 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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