October 12, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 19th Olympic games open at Mexico City, Mexico
  • Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is 1st woman to light Olympic flame

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bill Auberlen, American race car driver
  • Charles Anthony, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Leon Lett, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mike Trombley, Springfield MA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)