What happened this day in history October 22, 1968

What are the important events that happened on October 22, 1968? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 22, 1968: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 22, 1968 is the 296th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 9, 1968 – a Tuesday. 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 ‘dihectaenneacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $909.80. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 22, 1968 Historical Events

  • 1968
    Apollo program: Apollo 7 safely splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean after orbiting the Earth 163 times.

Who were born on October 22, 1968?

  • 1968
    Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
  • 1968
    Shaggy, Jamaican musician
  • 1968
    Shelby Lynne, American singer and songwriter
  • 1968
    Stéphane Quintal, Canadian ice hockey player

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