What Happened on November 1, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Detroit pitcher Denny McLain is named unanimous AL Cy Young Award winner after finishing MLB season, 31-6 for World Series winning Tigers
  • Motion Picture Association of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)
  • Noel Coward's "Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • University of Suriname opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor

Famous Deaths

  • Georgios Papandreou, Greek minister/premier, dies at 80