On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1968

Historical Events

  • The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Kent, infielder (NY Mets), born in Bellflower, California
  • Ricky Proehl, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)
1968 Highlights

About March 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces