What Happened on July 21, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bolivian military coup under general Juan Pereda, president Hugo Banzer flees
  • US Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike
  • World's strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Damian Marley, Jamaican musician
  • Gary Teale, Scottish football player
  • Justin Bartha, American actor
  • Kyoko Iwosoki, Japan, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-gold-92, 96)