On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • NBA approves franchise swap; Buffalo Braves owner John Y. Brown and Harry Mangurian acquire Boston Celtics, while the Celtics owner Irv Levin gets Braves, later moved to San Diego to become the Clippers
  • Solomon Islands declares independence from UK

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating Chris Evert 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Famous Birthdays

  • Misia [Misaki Itō], Japanese singer (Mother Father Brother Sister), born in Omura, Japan
1978 Highlights

About July 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer