On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Giants' Willie McCovey becomes 12th to hit 500 HRs
  • Larry Doby becomes manager of Chicago White Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cousins, Australian Football League player
  • Owen Lafave, ex-husband of Debra Lafave

Famous Weddings

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