On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1968

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Houston Astro Don Wilson strikes out 18, beats Reds 6-1
  • WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist/professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky, Russian writer (b. 1892)
  • Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian sailor/author, dies at 76
  • Westbrook Van Voorhis, announcer (March of Time), dies at 64
1968 Highlights

About July 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer