What Happened on January 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Zizi" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cecil Day-Lewis is appointed British Poet Laureate by Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant
  • KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion
  • Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)
  • Evan Parke, Jamaican actor
  • Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)

Famous Deaths

  • Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies