On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1968

Historical Events

  • 29th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Chandler Harper
  • Goose Goslin & Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • Radiation alert following B-52 crash in Arctic air base of Thule in Greenland
  • Thai boxer Chartchai Chionoi retains his world flyweight title with a 13th-round TKO of home favourite Efren Torres in Mexico City; first of 3 meetings between the pair

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Muggs [Lawrence Muggerud], American DJ, and record producer (Cypress Hill), born in Queens, New York City
  • Henry Hering, Pointe-Claire Quebec, rower (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Marnie McBean, rower (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Rakim [William Michael Griffin, Jr.], American rapper, born in Wyandanch, Long Island, New York
  • Sarah McLachlan, Canadian folk singer-songwriter (Fumbling Towards Ecstasy), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
1968 Highlights

About January 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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