What Happened on October 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The opening rally of the Days of Rage occurs, organized by the Weather Underground in Chicago, Illinois.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dylan Neal, American-Canadian actor (Dylan Shaw-Bold & the Beautiful), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Jeremy Davies, American actor (Saving Private Ryan), born in Traverse city, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Ciannelli, Italian actor (Foreign Correspondent, Gunga Din), dies at 80