On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mayence returns to helps Yankees win their 5th straight game

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 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
  • Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer