On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1968

Historical Events

  • Sir John Newsome recommends public schools should take 50% of their intake from the state school system

Famous Birthdays

  • Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovannino Guareschi, Italian author (Don Camillo, Peppone, dies at 60
1968 Highlights

About July 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grazing In The Grass - Hugh Masekela
  • UK #1 Song: I Pretend - Des O'connor