What Happened on June 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon
  • Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset

AgreementTreaty of Interest

US President Carter & Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT II treaty limiting nuclear weapons

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev