On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1968

Historical Events

  • 33rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-16 in Birmingham

Historic Event

A Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march in Armagh is stopped by Royal Ulster Constabulary because of the presence of a Loyalist counter demonstration led by Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting

  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21; MVP Vic Washington's 79-yard TD run remains a Grey Cup record

Famous Birthdays

  • Des'ree [DesirĂ©e Annette Weeks], English singer ("Feel So High"; "You Gotta Be"; "Life")
  • DuShon Monique Brown, American actor (Prison Break, Connie-Chicago Fire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • Laurent Jalabert, French road cyclist (Tour de France points 1992, 95; mountains 2001-2), born in Mazamet, France
1968 Highlights

About November 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius