April 6, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 94.5% of East German voters approve new socialist constitution
  • Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Dave Davis
  • Gas and gunpowder explosions at sporting goods store, downtown Richmond, Indiana, kills 41 and injures more than 150
  • HemisFair 1968 opens in San Antonio, Texas

Deaths in History

  • Bobby Hutton, US Black Panther leader, shot to death