On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game
  • Hoyt Wilhelm's 907th pitch breaks Cy Young's record for pitching appearances

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Doran, American comic book writer and artist
  • John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress
  • Laura Leighton [Miller], American actress (Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Malcolm Ingram, Canadian director
  • Mark Gunn, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)