On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • 74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Y Lee [Lee Jae-yong], South Korean Vice Chairman of Samsung, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Kent Steffes, American beach volleyballer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
1968 Highlights

About June 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer