What Happened on October 10, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb
  • British pop music magazine "Smash Hits" first published

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Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Jomo Kenyatta as President of Kenya

Founding Father of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta
Founding Father of Kenya
Jomo Kenyatta
  • Steve Perry joins Journey

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US Congress approves dollar coin honoring women's suffrage campaigner Susan B. Anthony

Suffragette Susan B. Anthony
Suffragette
Susan B. Anthony
  • Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, American actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges), born in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86
  • Ralph H Metcalfe, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 68
  • Ralph Marterie, American big band leader (b. 1914)