On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1978

Historical Events

  • "Hello, Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 152 performances
  • American Nazi Party holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago
  • Nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Washington, D.C. for ERA

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Park, Korean-born American actress (Stra Trek: Enterprise), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Mark Medlock, German pop singer (Now Or Never), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered
  • Zoltán Aladár, Transylvanian composer, music critic and teacher (The Goat and the Three Goons), dies at 49
1978 Highlights

About July 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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