On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1978

Historical Events

  • 11th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Johnny Bench hits his 300th career home run

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

1978 Highlights

About July 26, 1978

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

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo