What Happened on July 14, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Pabst Ladies' Golf Classic
  • Houston Astro Don Wilson strikes-out 18, beats Reds 6-1
  • WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Maginnes, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Texarkana Open-5th), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist/professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky, Russian writer (b. 1892)
  • Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian sailor/author, dies at 76
  • Westbrook Van Voorhis, announcer (March of Time), dies at 64