What Happened on June 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" 2nd studio album by Iron Butterfly is released
  • Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Wiggins, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
  • Eric Murdock, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Miami Heat)
  • Faizon Love, American actor
  • Tony Smith, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Yasmine Bleeth, American actress (Ryan's Hope, 1 Life to Live, Baywatch), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51

Person of interestSalvatore Quasimodo

Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet/essayist (Nobel 1959), dies at 66

Author/Poet Salvatore Quasimodo
Salvatore Quasimodo