What Happened on July 24, 1968

Historical Events

Sports History

Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game breaking 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 stage singer and actress (Wicked), born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
  • 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)
  • Troy Kotsur, American deaf actor (CODA), born in Mesa, Arizona
1968 Highlights

About July 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grazing In The Grass - Hugh Masekela
  • UK #1 Song: I Pretend - Des O'connor