On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1968

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill calls for "a new endeavour by organisations in Northern Ireland to cross denominational barriers and advance the cause of better community relations"

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill
Northern Ireland Prime Minister
Terence O'Neill
  • WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Marty Conlon, American NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Whitfield Crane [William Whitfield Crane IV], American rock musician (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad), born in Palo Alto, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879)
1968 Highlights

About January 19, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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