Historical Events on August 25th, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 29th Venice Film Festival: "Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed" directed by Alexander Kluge wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st African American to win the US singles championship

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies World Series of Golf

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito pitches 2 2/3 innings & beats Tigers 6-5; he played right field in 2nd game & homered