On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch aircraft carrier Karel Doorman (formerly British HMS Venerable) sold to Argentina

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer, born in Oran, Algeria
  • Frankie Smith, American NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers), born in Groesbeck, Texas
  • Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia