What Happened on October 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Her 1st Roman" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
  • Mamo Wolde wins 16th Olympic marathon (2:20:26.4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Raymond Biggs, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis on the island of Scorpios

Famous Deaths

  • Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, African-American TV preacher, dies at 84