Historical Events on June 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) strikes down 148 year policy of excluding black men from priesthood
  • Gutenberg Bible (1 of 21) sells for $2.4 million, London

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes