On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1968

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red George Culver no hits Phillies, 6-1
  • Gram Parsons refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa
  • Mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Babb-Sprague, California, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Mike Williams, Radford VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Paavo Lötjönen, Finnish Cellist (Apocalyptica), born in Kuopio, Finland
1968 Highlights

About July 29, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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