On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1968

Historical Events

Historic Event

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
  • Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions

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
1968 Highlights

About September 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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