On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoinette Lucas, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Crozier, Virginia
  • Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London

Famous Deaths

  • Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (discovered the nuclear fission of uranium, dies at 89
1968 Highlights

About October 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio