On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1968

Historical Events

  • U.S. premiere of horror film "Rosemary's Baby", based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Ira Levin

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Sheehan, American bassist (Blues Traveler - "Run-Around"), born in Summit, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Patty Armstrong, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • Scott Aldred, American MLB pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Flint, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Fidelio Friedrich Finke, Bohemian German composer, dies at 76
1968 Highlights

About June 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini