On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Norwegian 15k Olympic cross country champion Harald Grønningen wins his second gold medal of the Grenoble Winter Olympics in the 4 x 10k relay
  • Pennsylvania Railroad and NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central
  • Soviet Union goes 1-2 in pairs figure skating at the Grenoble Winter Olympics; husband & wife team Oleg Protopopov and Liudmila Belousova edge team mates Tatiana Zhuk and Alexander Gorelik
  • WHKY TV channel 14 in Hickory, NC (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Lewis, English cricketer (in Guyana England all-rounder), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • Jules Asner, US television personality, born in Tempe, Arizona