On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1968

Historical Events

  • Sacharov publishes "Manifest of 10,000 words"

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Judy Tegart 9-7, 7-5 to earn first ever prize money (£750) offered at Wimbledon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Harper, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Weddings

Norman Schwarzkopf

US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf (33) weds Brenda Halsinger

1968 Highlights

About July 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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