What Happened on November 4, 1968

Historical Events

Album Release

"Wichita Lineman" 12th album by Glen Campbell is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1969)

  • Battles between Jordanian army & Al Fatah-arm forces

Meeting of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill meets British Prime Minister Harold Wilson for talks on Northern Ireland; Wilson states no change of constitutional position of Northern Ireland possible without consent of the its people

  • WRDU (now WPTF) TV channel 28 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • WTOG TV channel 44 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rican infielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Puerto Rico
  • Domingo Cedeno, Dominican infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in La Ramona, Dominican Republic
  • Osvaldo Fernandez, Cuban MLB pitcher (SF Giants), born in Holguin, Cuba
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Kikoine, Belarusian painter (b. 1892)
  • Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer and author, dies at 78

About November 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 19 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: With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker