On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1968

Historical Events

  • Nigerian troops conquer the city of Aba, Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlette Guidry-White, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1992, 1996; World C'ships 1995), born in Houston, Texas
  • John DiMaggio, American actor, born in North Plainfield, New Jersey
  • John Preston, American actor (Greg-General Hospital), born in Cedar City, Utah
  • Mike Piazza, American baseball catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Phill Lewis, American actor, born in Uganda
  • Rick McNair, American water polo 2m defender (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
1968 Highlights

About September 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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