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