On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1968

Historical Events

  • The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Ware, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1989, U of Houston; Detroit Lions; Toronto Argonauts), born in Galveston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66
1968 Highlights

About July 31, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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