On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Craver, NFL running back (Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers)
  • Alejandro Sanz, Spanish singer
  • Casper Van Dien, actor (Starship Troopers)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Tabor, American actress (Teenage Millionaire), dies at 36 after accidentally overdosing on influenza medication