Historical Events on August 28th, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Gerry Fitt, MP, tables a House of Commons motion criticising Royal Ulster Constabulary action in Dungannon on 24 August 1968 and demands that: "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