December 12, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st black to be ranked #1 in tennis

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Walsh, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Kurt Schulz, safety (Buffalo Bills)
  • Laurie Williams, cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996)
  • Ray Ethridge, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)

Deaths in Sport

  • Walter Robins, cricketer (19 Tests for England 64 wkts), dies