On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1968

Historical Events

  • 100,000 attend Newport Pop Festival, Costa Mesa, California
  • WXTV TV channel 41 in New York-Paterson, NY (UNI) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Dae Kim, American actor
  • Darcy Arreola, 1.5k runner, born in La Mesa, California
  • James Francis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Marcus Schenkenberg, model (Calvin Klein)
1968 Highlights

About August 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo