October 14, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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.
  • Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
  • 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