What Happened on June 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post
  • Australia all out for 78 v England at Lord's
  • Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion
  • Jim Northrup hits 2 grand-slammers to help Tigers beat Cleve 14-3

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • Resurrection City in Washington, D.C. closed permanently

Famous Deaths

Person of interestTony Hancock

Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (Hancock's Half Hour), commits suicide at 44

Comedian Tony Hancock
Tony Hancock