October 2, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glen Wesley, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

Person of interestJana Novotna

Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player (Wimbledon 1998), born in Brno, Czech Republic (d. 2017)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna
  • Mark James Crear, 110m hurdler (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Francisco, California