Historical Events on October 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Barrymore NYC after 17 performances
  • 19th Olympic games open at Mexico City, Mexico
  • Equatorial Guinea (Spanish Guinea) declares independence from Spain
  • Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is 1st woman to light Olympic flame