What Happened on December 20, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The People's Democracy (PD) announce that its members will undertake a protest march from Belfast to Derry beginning 1 January 1969
  • The Zodiac Killer kills Betty Lou Jenson and David Faraday in Vallejo, California.

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Cornish, British comedian

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Steinbeck, author (Grapes of Wrath, Nobel Prize 1940, 1962), dies at 66

  • Max Brod, Czech-born Israeli composer, writer and biographer of Kafta, dies at 84