What Happened on August 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • MP Gerry Fitt, tables House of Commons motion criticising Royal Ulster Constabulary at Dungannon "citizens of Northern Ireland should be allowed the same rights of peaceful demonstration as those in other parts of the United Kingdom"
  • Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Demcratic National Convention

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Boyd, Scottish actor
  • Scarlet Annette Morgan, Pfafftown NC, Miss NC-America-1991
  • Tom Fitzgerald, Melrose, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)

Famous Weddings

  • 1 day marriage of character Murphy Brown

Famous Deaths

  • John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
  • Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58