What Happened on August 2, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 35th Chicago College All-Star Game: Green Bay 34, All-Stars 17, 69,917 at Soldier Field
  • Ron Hansen (Washington) & Tim Cullen (Chicago WS) become the first MLB players to be traded for each other twice in the same season, they had been traded in February in opposite directions

Famous Birthdays

  • Sean Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • Stefan Effenberg, German footballer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Later President of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (21) weds lawyer Jose Miguel Arroyo (22)

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo