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
  • 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
  • High Council destroys judgment against 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? 42 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini