On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Arab terrorists in Athens fire on El Al plane, kills 1
  • Bruin Ted Green sets NHL penalty record of 3 minors, 2 majors & 2 game misconducts in a game against NY Rangers in NY's Madison Square Garden
  • Jay Allens "Forty Carats" premieres in NYC
  • Led Zeppelin's concert debut in Denver as opener for Vanilla Fudge

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Barber, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Mideon [Dennis Knight], American professional wrestler, born in Clearwater, Florida