On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • -48°F (-44°C), Mazama & Winthrop, Washington (state record)

Music releaseMusic Recording

Frank Sinatra first records "My Way" with lyrics were written by Paul Anka and based on the French song "Comme d'habitude"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)

Famous Deaths

  • Trygve Lie, Norwegian politician and 1st Secretary-General of the United Nations (1946-52), dies at 72