On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1968

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Arthur Miller's play "Price" premieres in NYC

  • Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls
  • WLED TV channel 49 in Littleton, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Sinner, Koblenz Germany, tennis star (1990 Pretoria)
  • Peter Bondra, Lutsk Ukr, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
  • Salvatore "Sully Erna", American heavy metal singer, and rhythm guitarist (Godsmack), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Nick Adams [Nicholas Aloysius Adamshock], American actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), dies of a drug overdose at 36
  • Stuart Foster, American singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at 49
1968 Highlights

About February 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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