October 9, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 2,000 students from Queen's University Belfast try to march to Belfast City Hall in protest against 'police brutality', but blocked by loyalists led by Ian Paisley; leads for formation of student civil rights group People's Democracy
  • Government seizes oil fields in Peru

Deaths in History

  • Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed