What Happened on July 10, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bloodless military coup in Mauritania, President Moktar flees
  • World News Tonight premieres on ABC.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Lacey, American musician (Brand New)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Davis, English snooker player (b. 1901)
  • Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85