On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1968

Historical Events

  • 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Maryland)
  • Bill Graham's New York rock venue Fillmore East opens in Manhattan
  • Students demonstrate in Warsaw

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Wood, Zululand South Africa, tennis star (1986 Futures-Lisbon)
  • Ellen Forney, American cartoonist
  • Jim Dougherty, American baseball player
  • Michael Bartels, German race car driver
  • Rob Zettler, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Shawn Mullins, American folk-rock singer-songwriter ("Lullabye"), born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1968 Highlights

About March 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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