On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Solomon, American NFL center and guard (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Barry Sanders, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1988, Oklahoma State; 10 x Pro Bowl; NFL MVP 1997, Detroit Lions), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia, born in Bellevue, Washington
1968 Highlights

About July 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer