What Happened on August 18, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Holiday Inn Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Mitchell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Greta Lind, Goshen NY, actress (Katie Kennicott-All My Children)
  • Griffin Drew, Hazelhurst Georgia, actress (Dinosaur Island)
  • John Coyle, West Bloomfield Mich, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
  • Justin Strzelczyk, NFL guard/offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Lee Seung-yeon, South Korean actress

Famous Deaths

  • Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52