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

Historic Event

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


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? 52 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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