On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1968

Historical Events

  • 93rd Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins in 1:56.8
  • Frank Howard ties AL record with HR in his 6th consecutive game his 10 home runs in the most in 6 games
1968 Highlights

About May 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tighten Up - Archie Bell & The Drells
  • UK #1 Song: Young Girl - Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett