On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1968

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

2nd Country Music Association Award: Glen Campbell and Tammy Wynette win

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals), born in University Park, Illinois
  • Richard Clarke, Canadian sailor Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Cathy Lewis, American actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
  • Helen Gardner, American silent film actress (Sandra), dies at 84
1968 Highlights

About November 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio