On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A sleeping car catches fire in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people
  • Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Muslim West Beirut

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Rachel Rochelli, American gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tamera Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany
  • Tia Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette