On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1968

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ceremony to mark relocation of ancient Egyptian Abu Simbel temples, honoring Ramesses II after rebuilt 200 meters inland away from Aswan Dam

Pharoah of Ancient Egypt Ramesses II
Pharoah of Ancient Egypt
Ramesses II
  • Iraq adopts constitution
  • KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions
  • Zond 5 completes flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Godfrey Myles, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Lisa Alexander, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
1968 Highlights

About September 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo