This was 267th day of the year and 98 days remained in the year.
The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.
The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched.
The trial of the "Chicago Eight," radical antiwar and counterculture activists accused of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic convention, began.
Children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, died at age 87.
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