On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1968

Historical Events

  • US Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
  • WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Eudes, duc d'Angoulême, French prince
  • Pat Terrell, NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Paul Marsden, British politician
  • Shinichiro Miki, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Gómez Carrillo, Argentine composer, dies at 85
1968 Highlights

About March 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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