On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1968

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" Show on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Launch of Zond 5, 1st lunar fly-around with Earth reentry
  • NY Zendo (Shoboji) was opened by S Nakagawa & D S Harada
  • Probable Test flight for a manned fly-around (scooped by Apollo 8)
  • WUAB TV channel 43 in Lorain-Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting
  • WXON TV channel 20 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Nucci, actor (Gabriel Ortega-Falcon Crest)
  • Rich Robertson, Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1968 Highlights

About September 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo