What Happened on October 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees win 3rd straight AL East title beating Boston Red Sox, 5-4 in a dramatic single playoff game; Ron Guidry wins #25 aided by Bucky Dent's 3-run homer
  • Syrian & Palestinians shoot in East Beirut, 1,300 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer