On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1968

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Golf, Oak Hill CC: Lee Trevino wins his first major title by 4 shots from Jack Nicklaus; first to play sub-70 golf in Open history


Famous Birthdays

  • Alton Montgomery, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Matt Turk, NFL punter (Washington Redskins)
  • Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
  • Patrick Stuart, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children), born in Hollywood, California
1968 Highlights

About June 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini