What Happened on January 4, 1968

Historical Events

  • Duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas
  • Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million to CBS

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie Harris, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Mike Wilpolt, American football player & coach, born in Broomfield, Colorado
Born in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Pholien, Belgian politician (Prime Minister of Belgium 1950-52), dies at 83

About January 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles