On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1968

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Defenceman J. C. Tremblay fires home the winner as Montreal Canadiens edge St Louis Blues, 3-2 for a 4-0 series sweep
  • Students & police battle in Paris, 100s injured
  • Toronto Transit Commission opens the largest expansion of its Bloor-Danforth Line, going to Scarborough in the east, Etobicoke in the west

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Donovan, American actor
  • Sławomir Dobrzański, Polish concert pianist and music professor, born in Wrocław, Poland
1968 Highlights

About May 11, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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