What Happened on September 5, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Dennis Scott, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Hagerstown, Maryland

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Author Ken Follett (19) weds Mary Emma Ruth Elson

Author Ken Follett
Author
Ken Follett

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73