On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1968

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
1968 Highlights

About December 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn