August 28, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • MP Gerry Fitt, tables House of Commons motion criticising Royal Ulster Constabulary at Dungannon "citizens of Northern Ireland should be allowed the same rights of peaceful demonstration as those in other parts of the United Kingdom"
  • Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Democratic National Convention

Deaths in History

  • John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
  • Nick Castle, American choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58