On This Day

August 24, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Benoît Brunet, Canadian NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
  • Tim Salmon, American MLB outfielder (California Angels), born in Long Beach, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies