Historical Events on December 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st black to be ranked #1 in tennis

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill receives overwhelming support from Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs) at Stormont
  • Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site