What Happened on July 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 41°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July
  • As part of a series of protests against housing conditions in Derry, the Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) hold a sit-down protest on the newly opened second deck of the Craigavon Bridge in the city, Northern Ireland
  • Cleve Indian Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Phillips, actor (Hart Jessup-Guiding Light), born in Westwood, New Jersey
  • Teppo Numminen, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets, Coyotes)