On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"
  • Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 seats

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Peltier, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Clifton Park, New York
  • Peter Miller, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Philip Anselmo, American heavy metal musician (Pantera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • John Gough, American actor (Smooth as Satin, In the Land of the Tortilla, Circus Kid), dies at 73