What Happened on January 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jacques Cousteau's 1st undersea special on US network TV

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill travels to Dublin to meet with Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch to continue discussions on matters of joint interest to the two governments

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Alexeev, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Ami Dolenz, actress (General Hospital, Can't Buy Me Love), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Brian Johnson, catcher (San Diego Padres), born in Oakland, California
  • Keith Mullings, American boxer
  • Mark Duane Croghan, 3k steeplechase (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Paul Carey, American baseball infielder (Baltimore Orioles)