What Happened on November 9, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting lead a Loyalist march to the Diamond area of Derry, North Ireland
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • David Jones, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist, born in Celano, Italy

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson (19)

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (26) divorces first wife Marlynn Myers after 4 years of marriage

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Johansson, composer, dies at 37
  • Wally Grout, cricketer (successful Australian WK before Marsh), dies