On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1968

Historical Events

  • 21st NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens: Toronto Maple Leafs beat All-Stars 4-3; MVP: Bruce Gamble, Toronto, G
  • Jay Allen's "Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" premieres in NYC
  • The Youth International Party is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Chokachi, American actor (Baywatch), born in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84
1968 Highlights

About January 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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