According to this site, on Saturday, 26 October 1968, Ireland defeated Australia (Wallabies) 10-3 in a rugby (union) match held at Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
That date is also the birthday of Canadian actor Tom Cavanagh, best know for his role in the almost unbearably cute but still strangely addictive 2000-2004 tv series Ed (wikipedia entry | fan site); (it’s still running on TV3 – listing here). Sample line:
I am a lawyer, I own a bowling alley. Two separate things.