August 8, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Jarry Park is approved by Mayor Jean Drapeau for interim use by Expos
  • Race riot in Miami, Florida

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Richard Nixon for president

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Deaths in History

  • Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher (b. 1893)