Historical Events on July 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

92nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Jimmy Connors (62 62 63)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • Alessandro Pertini elected President of Italy
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