On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1978

Historical Events

  • England cricket fast bowler Chris Old becomes only third man to capture 4 wickets in 5 balls in a Test, as Pakistan dismissed for 164 in 1st Test at Edgbaston; Old 5 for 70

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future England cricket captain David Gower makes his Test debut in 1st Test against Pakistan in Birmingham; England win by an innings and 57 runs

Cricket Batsman and Captain David Gower
Cricket Batsman and Captain
David Gower

Event of interestEvent of Interest

High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten

War Criminal Pieter Menten
War Criminal
Pieter Menten
  • The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed
1978 Highlights

About June 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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