On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1968

Bobby Kennedy Gunned Down on Campaign Trail

Historical Events

Historic Event

Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan shoots Robert F. Kennedy three times, who dies the next day. and wounds 5 others at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California

1968 Highlights

About June 5, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Young Girl - Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett