On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Houston Cougars defeat the UCLA Bruins 71-69 to win basketball's Game of the Century and end UCLA's 47 game winning streak
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

Famous Birthdays

  • Fantastic Negrito [Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz], American singer-songwriter (The Last Days of Oakland, Please Don't Be Dead), born in Massachusetts
  • Junior Murray, West Indian cricketer (WI keeper, no relation to Derryck or David), born in St. George's Grenada
  • Nick Anderson, American basketball player (Orlando Magic), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor and director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate