On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Charles William Mayo, American surgeon (Mayo Clinic), dies in a car accident at 70
  • Otto Hahn, German physicist and chemist (Nobel 1944, radiothorium/actinium), dies at 89
1968 Highlights

About July 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello, I Love You - The Doors
  • UK #1 Song: Mony Mony - Tommy James & The Shondells