On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1968

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam

Historic Event

Former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

  • KESD TV channel 8 in Brookings, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • X Winter Olympic Games opens in Grenoble, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer, born in Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer, born in Niigata, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85
1968 Highlights

About February 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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