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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

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

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Davy Jones (22) weds actress Linda Haines

Singer Davy Jones
Davy Jones

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? 52 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio