On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1968

Historical Events

  • 93rd Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins in 1:56.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

AL Kaline hits his 307th HR, surpassing Hank Greenberg as a Tiger

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Frank Howard ties AL record with HR in his 6th consecutive game his 10 home runs in the most in 6 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Logan, NFL defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars, NY Jets)
1968 Highlights

About May 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus