What Happened on February 25, 1968

Historical Events

Daytona 500

10th Daytona 500: Cale Yarborough driving for Wood Brothers Racing wins by less than a second from LeeRoy Yarbrough; grid set exclusively by qualifying times

  • 430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea
  • Makarios re-elected president of Cyprus
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hulse, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Evridiki [Theokleous], Greek Cypriot rock and electro-pop singer, born in Limassol, Cyprus
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96

About February 25, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 5 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