What Happened on July 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Dylan booed off Newport Folk Festival for using electric guitar

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Bob Lemon replaces Billy Martin as Yankee manager

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cincinnati Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image
  • Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby is born at Oldham General Hospital in England
  • The Cerro Maravilla Incident occurs.

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Nicole Brigman, Miss South Carolina Teen USA (1997)
  • Gerard Warren, American football player
  • Louise Brown, English, 1st person born through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), born in Oldham
  • Louise Joy Brown, Oldham England, world's first test tube baby