On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Royals" chosen as the name of new KC AL franchise
  • Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
  • Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Portuguese socialist Mário Soares banished to Sao Tomé, having been arrested by secret police under dictator António de Oliveira Salazar

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Premier (Preemo), hip hop producer
  • Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Jeff Lazaro, Waltham Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • Johan Garpenlov, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Scott Williams, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
1968 Highlights

About March 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries