August 28, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Scarlet Annette Morgan, Pfafftown NC, Miss NC-America-1991

Deaths in History

  • John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
  • Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58