On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Hendrickson, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Tim Neilsen, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991), born in Forest Gate, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Van Dekker, American actor (Dr Cyclops, Beau Gesture), dies of accidental suffocation at 62
1968 Highlights

About May 5, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus