February 8, 1968: Day of the Week
February 8, 1968 was the 39th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 327 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
A person born on this day will be 55 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $928.20 today.
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Here’s the February 1968 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1968 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone 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 a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
February 8, 1968 Historical Event(s)
- 1968American civil rights movement: The Orangeburg massacre: An attack on black students from South Carolina State University who are protesting racial segregation at the town’s only bowling alley, leaves three or four dead in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
Who were born on February 8, 1968?
- 1968Claudette Pace, Maltese singer
- 1968Gary Coleman, American actor (d. 2010)
- 1968Nasos Thanopoulos, Greek businessman
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