On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1968

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

Boxing Title Fight

Joe Frazier stops Mexican challenger Manuel Ramos in 2nd round TKO at NYC's Madison Square Garden in his first heavyweight boxing title defence

LPGA Championship

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

  • Resurrection City in Washington, D.C. closed permanently
1968 Highlights

About June 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Guy's In Love With You - Herb Alpert
  • UK #1 Song: Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones