Today in History for 9th December 1968

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- KRNE TV channel 12 in Merriman, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
- NLS (a system for which hypertext and the computer mouse were developed) is publicly demonstrated for the first time in San Francisco.
- Terence O'Neill, Northern Ireland Prime Minister, makes a television appeal for moderate opinion in what became known as the 'Ulster stands at the Crossroads' speech
- The Derry Citizen's Action Committee (DCAC) calls for a halt to all marches and protests for a period of one month

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

- Bill Johnson, NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
- Brent Price, NBA guard (Houston Rockets, Washington Bullets)
- Kurt Angle, 220 lbs freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-96), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Michael Foster, Richmond Va, drummer (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)

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