On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1968

Historical Events

  • Gaylord Perry (Giants) no-hits St Louis Cardinals, 1-0
  • Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastacia [Newkirk], American pop singer ("Left Outside Alone"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lord Jamar [Lorenzo Dechalus], American rapper (Brand Nubian), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece
  • Stacey Dillard, NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • Suzy Cote, actress (Samantha in Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Valeri Zelepukin, NHL forward (NJ Devils, Team Russia Olympic silver 1998)
1968 Highlights

About September 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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