What Happened on July 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee manager Billy Martin and 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