What happened this day in history October 31, 1968

What are the important events that happened on October 31, 1968? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 31, 1968: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 31, 1968 is the 305th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 61 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 18, 1968 – a Thursday. 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 ‘trihectapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $911.70. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio 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 31, 1968 Historical Events

  • 1968
    Vietnam War October surprise: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of “all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam” effective November 1.

Who were born on October 31, 1968?

  • 1968
    Antonio Davis, American basketball player

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