What Happened on February 24, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Darling of the Day" closes at George Abbott NYC after 31 performances

Scientific Discovery

Discovery of 1st pulsar announced (CP 1919) by Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish

  • Gary Unger begins NHL consecutive game record of 914 games
  • US troops reconquer Hue Vietnam
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Velddman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)
Born in 1968

About February 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Blue (L'amour Est Bleu) - Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Cinderella Rockefella - Esther & Abi Ofarim