On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • WGIQ TV channel 43 in Louisville, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WVPT TV channel 51 in Staunton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Mendonca, English footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jon Drummond, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jon Drummond, American former sprinter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Julia Sawalha, English actress (Saffron-Abfab, Chrissy-Buddy's Song), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Thomas P. Auth, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Orange, New Jersey