December 21, 1968: Day of the Week
December 21, 1968 was the 356th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 10 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 54 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $4,545.50 today.
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Here’s the December 1968 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1968 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
December 21, 1968 Historical Event(s)
- 1968Apollo program: Apollo 8 launched from the Kennedy Space Center, placing its crew on a lunar trajectory for the first visit to another celestial body by humans.
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