What Happened on January 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 25-24
  • NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-20
  • US B-52 bomber with nuclear bomb on board crashes in Greenland
  • Vietnam War: Battle of Khe Sanh - One of the most publicized and controversial battles of the war begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Ross, actress (Eve-Days of Our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tom Urbani, Santa Cruz CA, pitcher (St Louis Cards, Detroit Tigers)
  • Ulrica Messing, Swedish politician

Famous Deaths

  • Will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914)