What Happened on December 29, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game
  • Israeli commandos destroy 13 Lebanese airplanes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Jets beat Oakland Raiders 27-23 in AFL championship game

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo H L Ponti Jr, son of Carlo Ponti & Sophia Loren
  • Darren Perry, NFL free safety (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • James Mouton, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Austin Farrer, English theologian and philosopher (b. 1904)