On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1968

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "Two Virgins" album

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Maldives (in Indian Ocean) becomes a republic
  • Ron Hill sets record 10-mile run (46:44) at Leicester England

Famous Birthdays

  • David L. Cook, American Christian country singer and comedian, born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • John Jett, American NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Lin Elliott, American NFL kicker (KC Chiefs), born in Euless, Texas
  • Wyatt Pauley, Ecuadorean rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Ecuador

Famous Deaths

  • Jeanne Demessieux, French organist and composer (Te Deum), dies at 47
1968 Highlights

About November 11, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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