What Happened on July 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • Albania drops diplomatic relations with People's Republic of China
  • Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years

Music History

BBC bans Sex Pistols "No One is Innocent"

  • Ford Motor Company chairman Henry Ford II fires company president Lee Iacocca
  • Russian dissidents Ginsburg, Piatkus and Sjtsjaranki sentenced to work camps
  • Walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida
1978 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78

About July 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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