What Happened on April 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 7th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post
  • Basil Williams scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, v Aust Georgetown

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova wins her first WTA Tour Championship; beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley of Australia 7-6, 6-4 at Oakland Coliseum Arena

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • TV soap show "Dallas" starring Larry Hagman and Barbara Bel Geddes premieres on CBS (as a 5 week mini-series)
  • Velcro was 1st put on the market

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gall, American baseball player, MLB left fielder, born in Stanford, California