On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1968

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
  • Soviet Union goes 1-2 in pairs figure skating at the Grenoble Winter Olympics; husband & wife team Oleg Protopopov and Liudmila Belousova edge teammates Tatiana Zhuk and Alexander Gorelik
  • WHKY TV channel 14 in Hickory, NC (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Lewis, English cricket all-rounder (32 Tests, 93 wickets; 53 ODIs), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • Jules Asner, American television personality, born in Tempe, Arizona
1968 Highlights

About February 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius