What Happened on January 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 25-24
  • NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-20
  • The Battle of Khe Sanh - one of the most publicized and controversial battles of the Vietnam War - begins at the Khe Sanh Air Base
  • US B-52 bomber with nuclear bomb on board crashes in Greenland

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Ross, actress (Eve-Days of Our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tom Urbani, pitcher (St Louis Cards, Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Ulrica Messing, Swedish politician

Famous Deaths

  • Will Lang Jr., American magazine executive (b. 1914)