On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1968

Historical Events

  • Linda Eastman moves to UK permanently
  • Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Historic Event

US President Lyndon B. Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam


Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Davis, American NBA forward-center (Indiana Pacers), born in Oakland, California
  • Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas

Famous Weddings

Davy Jones

Singer Davy Jones (22) weds actress Linda Haines

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm Hale, American musician (Spanky and Our Gang), dies of monoxide poisoning at 27
1968 Highlights

About October 31, 1968

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

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