Historical Events on May 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st African American mayor of New Orleans, Ernest Nathan Morial, inaugurated

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Jackie Chan's breakthrough film "Snake in the Eagle's Shadow" directed by Yuen Woo-ping, is released in Hong Kong

  • MVV soccer team forms in Maastricht
  • Naomi Uemura became 1st to reach North Pole overland alone