On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1968

Historical Events

  • Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt

Music History

The Supremes & The Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex James, English bassist
  • Andy Caddick, English cricket fast bowler (62 Tests, 234 wickets; 54 ODIs, 69 wickets; Somerset), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Christopher Noxon, American journalist
1968 Highlights

About November 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: The Good The Bad And The Ugly - Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra & Chorus