On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1968

Historical Events

  • Israeli submarine Dakar sinks in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Pringle, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (14 Tests; 64 ODI), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Eric Davis, American NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, Carolina Panthers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ravi Teja, Indian film actor, born in Jaggampeta, India
  • Reggie Jordan, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher (b. 1883)
  • Yvor Winters, American poet (b. 1900)
1968 Highlights

About January 26, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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