What Happened on July 17th, 1978

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Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

NY Yank manager Billy Martin & Reggie Jackson fight in dug out

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Reggie Jackson refusal to bunt causes mgr Billy Martin to suspend him

Famous Birthdays

  • Émilie Simon, French singer
  • Katharine Towne, American actress
  • Mike Hettinga, American professional wrestler
  • Ricardo Arona, Brazilian mixed martial artist

Famous Deaths

  • Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51