What Happened on January 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 18th NBA All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 144-124; MVP: Hal Greer, Philadelphia 76ers, PG
  • Joe Medwick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Spy ship USS Pueblo & 83-man crew seized in Sea of Japan by North Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Metcalf, NFL receiver/running back (Atl Falcons, San Diego Chargers)
  • Lubomir Kolnik, Skalica CZ, hockey forward (Team Slovakia, Espoo)
  • Petr Korda, Czech tennis player (Australian Open 1998), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Todd Scott, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)