On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1978

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 Birthdays

  • Tara Platt, American actress and voice actress for Japanese anime films (Temari-Naruto), born in Fairfax, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)
1978 Highlights

About June 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini