On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1968

Historical Events

  • Sacharov publishes "Manifest of 10,000 words"

Sport awardWimbledon 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

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

1968 Highlights

About July 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer