What Happened on July 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • Expos crush Braves, 19-0, collecting 28 hits & NL-record-tying 8 HRs

Famous Deaths

  • Aasan Ferit Alnar, Turkish classical composer, dies at 72
  • Umberto Nobile, Italian aviator and polar explorer (designed and flew 1st airship across the polar air cap), dies at 93
1978 Highlights

About July 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Miss You - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: You're The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John