On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Canadians must get government permission to export silver
  • WBLG (now WTVQ) TV channel 62 in Lexington, KY (ABC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Beetlejuice, member of Howard Stern's Wack
  • Jon Culshaw, British comedian and impressionist

Famous Deaths

  • André Mathieu, Canadian pianist and composer (Concerto de Québec), dies at 39
  • R Norris Williams, American tennis player, survivor RMS Titanic sinking (US Nat C'ship 1914, 16), dies of emphysema at 77