On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 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