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
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Babb-Sprague, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in California
  • Mike Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2002, 03; only pitcher in All-Star game with ERA over 6.00; Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Radford, Virginia
  • Paavo Lötjönen, Finnish classical-rock fusion cellist (Apocalyptica), born in Kuopio, Finland
Born in 1968

About July 29, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 1 day
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