On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1968

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hulse, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Evridiki, Greek Cypriot singer

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96
1968 Highlights

About February 25, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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