On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1968

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Birthdays

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

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? 52 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo