Historical Events on November 3, 1968

About Nov 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 0 months and 17 days

Historical Events

  • Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
  • David Pearson is declared NASCAR Grand National champion as Cale Yarborough wins season ending Peach State 200 at Jefferson, Georgia; Pearson finishes 126 points ahead of Bobby Isaac to secure his 2nd title
  • English Lotus driver Graham Hill wins his 2nd World Formula 1 Drivers Championship by taking out the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez; wins title by 12 points from Scotsman Jackie Stewart
  • Ex-premier of Greece Georgios Papandreou buried. 300,000 demonstrate against fascist junta
  • New York Jets kicker Jim Turner lands 6 field goals and an extra point to beat Buffalo Bills, 25-21 at Shea Stadium