October 2, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st London performance of "Promises, Promises" presented
  • 1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0
  • Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed
  • Republic Guinea forms (day of republic)

Birthdays in History

  • Victoria Derbyshire, British radio presenter

Deaths in History

Person of interestMarcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp, French painter and sculptor (Nude Descending a Staircase), dies at 81

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp