On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar & return flight

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Portuguese socialist Mário Soares released from banishment in Sao Tomé under new regieme of Marcello Caetano

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jeffrey Kooistra, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC), born in Amsterdam
  • Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Lonnie Marts, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Steve Brookstein, English singer who won the first series of The X Factor, born in Mitcham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Mohr, American actor (The Angry Red Planet, The Sniper, Foreign Intrigue), dies from a heart attack at 54
1968 Highlights

About November 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio