On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • Ringo quits Beatles over a disagreement (temporarily).
  • Yanks & Tigers play 3-3 tie in 19 due to 1 AM curfew

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris DiMarco, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2004 runner-up), born in Huntington, New York
  • Cortez Kennedy, American NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 2017)
  • Scott Kowalkowski, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
1968 Highlights

About August 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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