On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1978

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 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? 42 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer