On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1968

Historical Events

  • MLB Rules Committee adopts a series of changes designed to increase amount of offensive run production; decreases strike zone size and lowers height of pitcher's mound from 15" to 10"; changes are successful
  • NBC Elvis comeback special airs

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Fraser, American actor (School Ties, 20 Bucks), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
  • Montell Jordan [Barnett], American R&B singer, record producer ("This Is How We Do It"), and pastor, born in Los Angeles, California
1968 Highlights

About December 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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