September 26, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • "Oliver!" directed by Carol Reed and starring Mark Lester and Ron Moody premieres in London (Best Picture 1969)
  • Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal
  • St Louis Cards' Bob Gibson's 13th shutout ends with 1.12 ERA
  • Theatre censorship ends in Britain

Birthdays in History

  • Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • Daniel Johnson, Sr., French-Canadian politician (b. 1915)