Historical Events on October 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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29th Formula One WDC: Mario Andretti wins by 13 points

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti
  • Ken Warby set world water speed record at 319.627 mph (514 kph)
  • Yanks win 3rd straight AL Championship, all against Kansas City