On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1968

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Waller, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Eric Turner, American NFL safety (Cleveland Browns), born in Ventura, California
  • Leah Pinsent, Canadian actress (April Fool's Day), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tim Rogers, Australian singer and songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Pelleg, Czech-Israeli composer, dies at 57
1968 Highlights

About September 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo