On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Act" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances

Historic Event

Former US President Richard Nixon makes 1st public speech since resigning in 1974

  • Northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Student, German Luftwaffe general (b. 1890)
1978 Highlights

About July 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Dominion Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer