What Happened on August 21, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st gay theme telefilm - Matlovich vs US Air Force

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Lee, Irish footballer, born in Galway, Ireland
  • Jason Marquis, American baseball pitcher, born in Manhasset, NY
  • Lee Gronkiewicz, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Peter Buxton, English rugby union player, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Reuben Droughns, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Eames, US chair manufacturer, dies at 71
  • Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (44 Tests for India, 2,109 runs), dies