On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1968

Historical Events

  • Rock group Genesis release their 1st record "Silent Sun"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1996)
  • James Allison, British Formula 1 Technical Director of Mercedes-AMG, born in Louth, Lincolnshire
  • Jayson Williams, American NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Ritter, South Carolina
  • Jeri Ryan, American actress (7 of 9-Star Trek Voyager), born in Munich, Germany
  • Reggie Rivers, American NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Shawn Graham, Canadian politician, born in Rexton, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
  • Peter Arno, American cartoonist (b. 1904)
1968 Highlights

About February 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces