March 4, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Italian boxer Nino Benvenuti regains world middleweight title with a 15-round points decision over American champion Emile Griffith at Madison Square Garden, NY; last of famous trilogy of fights

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Hunter, infielder (Seat Mariners, Houston Astros), born in Torrance, California
  • Dinky van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
  • Dionna Harris, softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Giovanni Carrara, Venezuelan baseball player