On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Celena Mondie-Milner, Milledgeville Ga, 100m/200m runner
  • Jack de Gier, soccer player (Cambuur L, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Patricia Tarabini, La Plata Argentina, tennis star (1985 Futures ITA)

Famous Weddings

Dr. Seuss

Children's author Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss] (64) weds second wife Audrey Stone Dimond

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician (Communist Party of Belgium (PCB)), dies at 60
1968 Highlights

About August 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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