Today in History for 31st January 1968

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- Bobby Simpson takes 5-59 v India in his last Test for ten years
- Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia
- Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
- Viet Cong Tet offensive begins

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

- Doug Pederson, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
- Michael Sinclair, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
- Patrick Stevens, Belgian athlete
- Steve Phoenix, US baseball pitcher (Oakland Athletics)

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