On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1968

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Pitts Pirate Willie Stargell hits 3 HRs, a double & a single

Hall of Fame Baseball Player Willie Stargell
Hall of Fame Baseball Player
Willie Stargell

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Levine, Baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Park Ridge, Illinois
  • Carmie Vairo, softball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian
  • Mike Harbold, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Oakland, California
  • Randy Brown, American NBA point guard and executive (NBA C'ship 1996-98, Chicago Bulls), born in Chicago, Illinois
1968 Highlights

About May 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini