On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st US case of space motion sickness
  • 82 members of US intelligence ship Pueblo released by North Korea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders become the 1st men to orbit the Moon

Astronaut Frank Borman
Frank Borman

Famous Birthdays

  • Quincy Jones III, Swedish-American musician, born in Wimbledon, London