On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Andy North holds on for a 1-stroke victory over runners-up Dave Stockton and J. C. Snead to claim the first of his 2 US Open titles

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Victor de la Torre wins Peru election

Famous Deaths

  • Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)