On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1968

Historical Events

  • KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI begins broadcasting
  • Official revocation of the Edict of Expulsion of Jews from Spain at Second Vatican Council

Famous Birthdays

  • Darryll Lewis, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Paul Scherrer, American actor (Children of Corn II, Free Spirit), born in Rochester, New York
  • Wendy Doolan, Australian golfer (Evian Masters 2004), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Yannick AllĂ©no, French chef, born in Puteaux, France
1968 Highlights

About December 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius