On This Day

July 13, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: South African Gary Player wins second of his 3 Open titles, 2 strokes clear of Bob Charles and Jack Nicklaus; 5th of Player's 9 major titles

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kai Bjorn, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)