On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 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

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Canadian Sandra Post wins an 18-hole playoff against Kathy Whitworth by 7 strokes

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Resurrection City in Washington, D.C. closed permanently