On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Larry Doby becomes only the second African-American manager in MLB with the Chicago White Sox

Baseball Record

Giants' Willie McCovey becomes 12th to hit 500 HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cousins, Australian Football League player (Richmond), born in Geelong, Victoria

Famous Weddings

  • English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz in Vienna, Austria
1978 Highlights

About June 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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