What Happened on September 2, 1968

Historical Events


Jerry Lewis' 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Famous Birthdays

  • Cynthia Watros, American actress
  • Ricardo de Jongh, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Claes, Belgian author (The White), dies at 82
1968 Highlights

About September 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: People Got To Be Free - The Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: I've Gotta Get A Message To You - Bee Gees