Historical Events on October 14th, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
  • A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.
  • Beatles "White Album" completed
  • Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
  • In NL expansion draft, Expos & Padres choose 30 players each
  • J R Hines of US runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec

CommunicationOpening of Euston Station

Opening of the rebuilt Euston railway station in London