On This Day

July 21, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 55th Tour de France won by Jan Janssen of Netherlands

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pecan Valley GC: Julius Boros (48) becomes oldest winner of a major; wins by 1 from Bob Charles & Arnold Palmer

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brandi Chastain, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • Johnnie Barnes, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Lyle Odelein, Quill Lake Sask, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Montreal)
1968 in Sport