What Happened on March 26, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Kaminski, American javelin thrower, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • James Iha, American rock guitarist and songwriter (The Smashing Pumpkins; A Perfect Circle), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jose Vizcaino, MLB infielder (NY Mets), born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • Kenny Chesney, American country music singer ("Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven"), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Laurent Brochard, French cyclist, born in Le Mans, France
  • Mike Trevathan, American CFL slot back (BC Lions), born in Redondo Beach, California
  • Shane Reynolds, American MLB pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Bastrop, Louisiana
Born in 1968

Famous Weddings

Joan Baez

American folk singer and activist Joan Baez (27) weds American journalist and peace activist David Harris (22) in New York City; divorce in 1973

1968 Highlights

About March 26, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
  • UK #1 Song: Lady Madonna - The Beatles