What Happened on January 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho

Famous Birthdays

  • Lyle Menendez, NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
  • Malcolm Showell, WLAF defensive end (Amsterdam Admirals)

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
  • Howard Smith, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel), dies at 74
  • Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer, dies at 85
  • Louis-Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (La Momie), dies at 90