What Happened on November 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • US Supreme Court: Epperson v. Arkansas, court declares unconstitutional Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Stainthorpe, British singer (My Dying Bride)
  • Aya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer
  • Glenn Gilberti, American professional wrestler
  • Irina Privalova, Russian runner (indoor world record 50/60m)
  • Nick D'Virgilio, American drummer (Spock's Beard), born in Whittier, California
  • Randy Knorr, catcher (Houston Astros), born in San Gabriel, California

Person of interestSammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa