What Happened on August 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer
  • Matt Guerrier, American baseball player

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young (32) weds Pegi Morton

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79
  • Satomi Myodo, Zen nun/attendant of Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, dies at 82
  • Totie Fields, [Sophie Feldman], comedienne, dies at about 48