On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • WKAS TV channel 25 in Ashland, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKLE TV channel 46 in Lexington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKMA TV channel 35 in Madisonville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKMR TV channel 38 in Morehead, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKON TV channel 52 in Owenton, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKSO TV channel 29 in Somerset, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKZT TV channel 23 in Elizabethtown, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Yvette Fielding, English television presenter (Blue Peter), born in Manchester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Padre Pio, Roman Catholic saint, dies at 81
1968 Highlights

About September 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra