On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1968

Historical Events

  • "March of Poor" under Rev Abernathy reach Washington, D.C.
  • WSKG TV channel 46 (PBS) in Binghamton, NY, begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Tate, British comedian
  • Mark Clark, Bath Ill, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • Scott Schwartz, American actor

Person of interestTony Hawk

Tony Hawk, American skateboarder, born in Carlsbad, California

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk

1968 Highlights

About May 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus