On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1968

Historical Events

  • Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 12nd string quartet

Music releaseMusic Single

Otis Redding is the first person in the US to posthumously receive gold record for his single "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Loeb, American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Stay (I Missed You)"), born in Bethesda, Maryland
1968 Highlights

About March 11, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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