What Happened on September 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
  • Gene Patrick, actor (Gemini: Twin Stars), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • Paul Rea, American television journalist
  • Tommy Snider, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69