On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1968

Historical Events

  • Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Marín, Spanish baritone (Il Divo), born in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany
  • Julio Valera, Puerto Rican MLB pitcher (KC Royals), born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • Tisha Campbell, American actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Bea Benaderet, American actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62
1968 Highlights

About October 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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