What Happened on August 9, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yugoslav president Tito visits Prague

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito


Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bana, Australian actor
  • Gillian Anderson, actress (The X-Files, Bleak House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jay Stacy, Aust field hockey midfielder (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
  • Joseph McGinty Nichol, American film producer and director
  • Sam Fogarino, American musician (Interpol)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Detective writer Erle Stanley Gardner (79) weds his long-time secretary Agnes Jean Bethell

Detective Writer Erle Stanley Gardner
Detective Writer
Erle Stanley Gardner