August 22, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 1st papal visit to Latin America, Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota to open a Eucharistic congress.
  • The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) publishes an 'interim report' about alleged discrimination in Northern Ireland; the report is heavily criticised by unionists.

Birthdays in History

  • Rich Lowry, American magazine editor and columnist, born in Arlington Country, Virginia