On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Sacharov publishes "Manifest of 10,000 words"

Sport awardTennis Open

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

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

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

LoveWedding of Interest

US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf (33) weds Brenda Halsinger

US General Norman Schwarzkopf
US General
Norman Schwarzkopf