On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1968

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Darryl Kile, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 97, 2000; no-hitter 1993; Houston Astros), born in Garden Grove, California (d. 2002)
  • David Batty, English soccer midfielder (42 caps; Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United), born in Leeds, England
  • Elna Reinach, South African tennis player (US Open mixed doubles [with Patrick Galbraith] 1994), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Jiri Dopita, Czech ice hockey center (World C'ship gold 1996, 2000-01; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ĺ umperk, Czech Republic
  • Lucy Liu, American actress (Ally McBeal), born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York
  • Nate Mendel, American bassist (Foo Fighters), born in Richland, Washington
  • Rena Sofer, American actress (Rocky-Loving, Lois Cerullo-General Hospital), born in Arcadia, California
1968 Highlights

About December 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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