1. July 24, 1978 - Billy Martin was fired for the first of three times as the manager of the New York Yankees baseball team.

    New York Yankees principal owner George Steinbrenner, left, gestures to Yankee manager Billy Martin at the Lotus Club in New York on July 14, 1978. The two were filming a TV commercial for the Miller Brewing Co’s., Lite beer. In the commercial they become involved in a mock argument about the beer and by script, Steinbrenner tells Martin, “You’re fired.” (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

     
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