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


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71
1968 Highlights

About August 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo