On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1978

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cincinnati Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image

Musician John Lydon
John Lydon
  • Robert Granville "Bob" Lemon replaces Billy Martin as Yankee manager
  • The Cerro Maravilla Incident occurs.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard Warren, American football player, born in Lake City, Florida
  • Louise Brown, English woman who was the first person to be born through in vitro fertilization, born in Oldham, England
1978 Highlights

About July 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo