October 30, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jack Lynch, Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach), meets with Harold Wilson, then British Prime Minister, in London, calling for the ending of partition as a means to resolve the unrest in Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson
  • Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Lars Onsager (thermodynamics)
  • Nobel prize for physics awarded to Luis Alvarez (bubble chamber)
  • Queen Juliana opens IJ tunnel in Amsterdam

Deaths in History

  • Conrad Richter, US writer (Light in the Forest), dies at 78