On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 42 Dalits are burned alive in Kilavenmani village, Tamil Nadu, India, a retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit labourers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frank Borman's Christmas reading while orbiting the Moon

Astronaut Frank Borman
Frank Borman

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Widmer, NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Don Silvestri, NFL/WLAF kicker (NY Jets, London Monarchs), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Helena Christensen, Danish model & photographer (Inferno), born in Copenhagen Denmark
  • Jim Dowd, American NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Brick Township, New Jersey
  • Scott Bullett, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Martinsburg, West Virginia