Historical Events on October 16th, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • China reports removal of president Li Sjao-tji
  • Czechoslovakia & Russian "accord" rules allies Soviet forces
  • During Olympics Tommie Smith & John Carlos give black power salute
  • Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leaf penalty records (48 mins on 9 penalties in a game & 44 minutes on 7 penalties in a period)
  • Milwaukee Bucks play their 1st game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls
  • The People's Democracy (PD), formed on Oct 9, organise a march of 1,300 students from the Queen's University of Belfast to the City Hall in the centre of the city, Northern Ireland