What Happened on August 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 11th Commonwealth Games close in Edmonton, Canada
  • Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours
  • China & Japan sign peace treaty
  • International Cometary Explorer (ICE) spacecraft launched - to study solar wind

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Chambers, American football player
  • Hayley Wickenheiser, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)