On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1968

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

LBJ signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Military intervene in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Viscaal, Dutch soccer star (PSV/AA Gent)
  • Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies
1968 Highlights

About March 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces