On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • Guttenberg bible sells for $2,000,000 in New York City
  • US Court of Appeals upholds Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's voiding of attempted player sales by A's owner Charlie Finley in June 1976

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter defers production of neutron bomb

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Siobhan Drake-Brockman, Australian tennis player (1994 Port Pirie), born in Bunbury, Australia
  • Vladimir Voltchkov, Belarusian tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Kanitz, Austrian-American composer, dies at 83
1978 Highlights

About April 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries