What Happened on August 17, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dick Beyers (Dr X) beats Verne Gagne, to become NWA champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed McCaffrey, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Helen McCrory, English actress
  • Vince Marrow, WLAF TE (Frankfurt Galaxy)