What Happened on November 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Londonderry Corporation agreed to a Nationalist request to introduce a points system in the allocation of public sector housing, North Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Offerman, San Pedro de Macoris, infielder (KC Royals)
  • Keith Jones, Brantford, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
  • Michelle Kline, Circle Pines Minn, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Parker Posey, actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer
  • Zara Whites, Dutch actress

Famous Divorces

  • Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from Beatle member John

Famous Deaths

  • Wendell Corey, American actor (Rear Window, 11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies from a liver ailment at 54