On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1978

Historical Events

  • 65th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
  • Franklin Bradshaw is murdered in Salt Lake City by his grandson Marc Schreuder at the instigation of his mother Frances Schreuder
  • Israeli government rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas

Sports History

Mayence returns to helps Yankees win their 5th straight game

Sports History

Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th pitcher to win 200

  • US Open Women's Golf, CC of Indianapolis: Hollis Stacy successfully defends title by 1 stroke from Sally Little and JoAnne Carner

Famous Birthdays

  • Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer (Yan Zi), born in Singapore
  • Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1978 Highlights

About July 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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