On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1968

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Dutch writer, born in Rijswijk, Netherlands
  • Svetlana Masterkova, Russian athlete, born in Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83
1968 Highlights

About January 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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