On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1968

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Mark Preston, Australian businessman and motorsport professional, born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Russ Springer, American MLB pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Alexandria, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician, dies at 62
  • Willem A. Wagenaar, Dutch journalist and author (3,000 meter), dies at 67
1968 Highlights

About November 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio