What are the important events that happened on April 8, 1968? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 8, 1968: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 8, 1968 is the 99th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 267 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 26, 1968 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontaenneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $4,077.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 8, 1968 Historical Events

  • 1968
    BOAC Flight 712 catches fire shortly after take off. As a result of her actions in the accident, Barbara Jane Harrison is awarded a posthumous George Cross, the only GC awarded to a woman in peacetime.

Who were born on April 8, 1968?

  • 1968
    Patricia Arquette, American actress
  • 1968
    Patricia Girard-Léno, French athlete
  • 1968
    Tracy Grammer, American folk singer

Who died on April 8, 1968?

  • 1968
    Barbara Jane Harrison, Air stewardess (b.1945)

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