On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1968

Historical Events

  • The Derry Citizens Action Committee defies a ban on marches in Derry, Northern Ireland, by marching with an estimated 15,000 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Haney, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • Vlado Ĺ ola, Croatian handball goalkeeper

Famous Deaths

  • Greet Hofmans, faith healer of Dutch queen Juliana, dies at 74
1968 Highlights

About November 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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