On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1968

Historical Events

Music History

100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival; performers included: The Jimi Hendrix Experience; The Mothers of Invention; Chuck Berry; John Lee Hooker; The Crazy World of Arthur Brown; and Blues Image,

  • 57th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (4-1)
  • Beatles' "White Album" goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Israeli assault on Beirut Airport
  • KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrick Brownlow, US NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
1968 Highlights

About December 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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