On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Lee Evans of US sets 400 metre record at 43.86
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Brentjens, Dutch mountain biker, born in Haelen, Netherlands

Person of interestChris Ofili

Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester

Painter Chris Ofili
Chris Ofili
  • James Williams, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in Natchez, Mississippi
  • Nancy Brookhart, American WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-1994), born in Elmhurst, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelmina Johanna "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), dies at 71