On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cardinals, 4-1 at Busch Memorial Stadium to clinch, 4-3 series win; MVP: Tigers pitcher Mickey Lolich

Music History

George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Brentjens, Dutch mountain biker, born in Haelen, Netherlands

Chris Ofili

Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester, England

  • James Williams, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in Natchez, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelmina Johanna "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), dies at 71
1968 Highlights

About October 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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