On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • "Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • Minnesota North Stars NHL player Bill Masterson, suffers head injuries during a game and dies two days later, becoming the 1st player to die as result of a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Chara [Miwa Watabiki], Japanese singer and actress (Swallowtail Butterfly), born in Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
  • Kelly Boucher, Canadian basketball forward (1996 & 2000 Olympics), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Mike Whitlow, English footballer
1968 Highlights

About January 13, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn