June 9, 1978 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) strikes down 148 year policy of excluding black men from priesthood

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johannes Gutenberg's Bible, the first book produced using the printing press, (1 of 21 complete versions) sells for $2.4 million, London

Birthdays in History

  • Shandi Finnessey, game hostess