On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
  • Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
  • Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
  • Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer