What Happened on September 22, 1968

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

  • Iraq adopts constitution
  • KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Minnesota Twins utility C├ęsar Tovar pitches a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions in a 2-1 win over Oakland A's at Metropolitan Stadium
1968 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Godfrey Myles, America NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys), born in Miami, Florida
  • Lisa Alexander, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
Born in 1968

About September 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin