What Happened on October 4, 1968

Historical Events

  • A Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) delegation meet with the Derry March organisers and try to have the march cancelled; eventually it was decided to go ahead with the march.

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Biddle, 58th United States Attorney General (1941-45), dies at 82
1968 Highlights

About October 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin