What Happened on July 8, 1978

Historical Events

  • Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus
  • Sandro Pertini elected the 7th President of the Italian Republic

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg of Sweden wins his 3rd straight Wimbledon singles crown; beats American Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3

1978 History

About July 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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