What Happened on March 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 30th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats NC 78-55
  • Rev Walter Fauntroy, is 1st non-voting congressional delegate from DC

Famous Birthdays

  • Atul Wassan, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1989-90)
  • Curtis Mayfield, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • David Maeva, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Fernando Hierro, Spanish footballer
  • Mark Maddox, linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)
  • Mitch Cullin, American novelist

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin O'Connor, US writer, dies at 49