What happened this day in history November 17, 1968

What are the important events that happened on November 17, 1968? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 17, 1968: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 17, 1968 is the 322nd day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 4, 1968 – a Sunday. 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 ‘trihectaicosadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $186.43. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl 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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November 17, 1968 Historical Events

  • 1968
    Alexandros Panagoulis is condemned to death for attempting to assassinate Greek dictator George Papadopoulos.
  • 1968
    British European Airways introduces the BAC One-Eleven into commercial service.
  • 1968
    Viewers of the Raiders–Jets football game in the eastern United States are denied the opportunity to watch its exciting finish when NBC broadcasts Heidi instead, prompting changes to sports broadcasting in the U.S.

Who were born on November 17, 1968?

  • 1968
    Amber Michaels, German pornographic actress
  • 1968
    Sean Miller, American basketball coach

Who died on November 17, 1968?

  • 1968
    Mervyn Peake, British writer (b. 1911)

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