Historical Events on December 9, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • KRNE TV channel 12 in Merriman, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • NLS (a system for which hypertext and the computer mouse were developed) is publicly demonstrated for the first time in San Francisco.
  • Terence O'Neill, Northern Ireland Prime Minister, makes a television appeal for moderate opinion in what became known as the 'Ulster stands at the Crossroads' speech
  • The Derry Citizen's Action Committee (DCAC) calls for a halt to all marches and protests for a period of one month