On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1968

Historical Events

  • WCWB (now WMGT) TV channel 41 in Macon, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Devine, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Thomas, American socialist, pacifist and presidential candidate (1928-48), dies at 84
1968 Highlights

About December 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius