What Happened on July 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Hello, Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 152 performances
  • American Nazi Party holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
  • Nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Washington, D.C. for ERA

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Park, Korean-born actress
  • Mark Medlock, German singer

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered
  • Aladar Zoltan, composer, dies at 49