What Happened on July 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee manager Billy Martin & Reggie Jackson fight in dug out after Jackson refuses to bunt, causing Martin to suspend him

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

Famous Birthdays

  • Émilie Simon, French singer
  • Katharine Towne, American actress
  • Mike Hettinga, American professional wrestler
  • Ricardo Arona, Brazilian mixed martial artist

Famous Deaths

  • Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51