On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1968

Historical Events

  • Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal

Famous Birthdays

  • Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu
  • Billy Crudup, American actor
  • C B Washington, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Glen Featherstone, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Michael Weatherly, American actor (Cooper Alden-The City/Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • Michel Langerak, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Major League Baseball player Reggie Jackson (22) weds his college sweetheart Jennie Campos

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

1968 Highlights

About July 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer