August 31, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 68th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher
  • Garfield Sobers becomes the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in one over.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glenroy Gilbert, Trinidad, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Hideo Nomo, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Osaka, Japan
  • Jennifer Azzi, Oak Ridge Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jolene Watanabe, tennis star (1994 Futures-Evansville), born in Los Angeles, California