What Happened on July 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Act" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former US President Richard Nixon makes 1st public speech since resigning in 1974

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing

Famous Birthdays

  • Eisa Istok, Miss Illinois Teen USA (1996)
  • Jacqie Turner, west Covina California, figure skater, 1997 SW Pacific-2nd
  • Vicki Renee Hughes, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Student, German Luftwaffe general (b. 1890)