What Happened on August 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss, & Larry MacPhail inducted to Hall of Fame
  • Thousands of mourners file past body of Pope Paul VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Aja, French director
  • Cirroc Lofton, American actor
  • Jamey Jasta, American singer (Hatebreed)
  • Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60