What Happened on September 24th, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Donna Caponi Young/Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ping Team Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Dutch women hockey team wins world championship
  • Ron Guidry beats Cleveland 4-0, raising his record to 23-3 ERA 1.74
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Tarek Saab, American TV show contestant
  • Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80