On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1968

Historical Events

  • State troopers used tear gas to stop demonstration at Alcorn A & M

Famous Birthdays

  • Bennie Goods, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Ted Hankey, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2000, 09), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Comedian John Cleese (Monty Python) marries actress Connie Booth

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Asquith, British film director (Court Martial), dies at 65
1968 Highlights

About February 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces