What Happened on September 7, 1968

Historical Events

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: England's Virginia Wade wins first Open era US singles title; beats Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Williams, American NFL tackle (4-time Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Kyle Stevens, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango, 1988-1993; 2019-present - "Dancin' on Coals")
1968 Highlights

About September 7, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: People Got To Be Free - The Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: Hey Jude - The Beatles