On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 600,000 attend the "Summer Jam" rock festival at Watkins Glen, New York, at the time the largest ever audience at a pop festival
  • At Old Timer's Game it's announced Martin will again manage Yankees
  • Price of gold tops $200-an-oz level for 1st time
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Hitomi Yaida, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Toyonaka, Osaka