What Happened on September 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Denny McLain's 31st win & Mickey Mantle's 535th HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Nigerian federal army begins the "final offensive" against the secessionist state of Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War

Famous Deaths

  • Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopying), dies at 62
  • Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 58