What Happened on October 15, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • AL expansion draft, KC pick Roger Nelson & Pilots pick Don Mincher 1st
  • The Nationalist Party of Northern Ireland (NPNI) withdraws from its role as 'official' opposition within the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont

Famous Birthdays

  • Didier Deschamps, French footballer
  • George Koonce, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jyrki 69, Finnish musician The 69 Eyes
  • Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
  • Franz Reizenstein, German-British composer, dies at 57