On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1978

Historical Events

  • MLB pitcher Ron Guidry beats Detroit 3-2 for a NY Yankee record 13-0 start to the season

Famous Birthdays

  • Jüri Ratas, Estonian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Aris Alexandrou, Greek novelist, poet and translator (b. 1922)
1978 Highlights

About July 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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