What Happened on July 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Sacharov publishes "Manifest of 10,000 words"

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to earn first ever prize money (£2,000) offered at Wimbledon

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Harper, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Anthony Kershler, cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95)

Famous Weddings

  • US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr (33) weds Brenda Halsinger