What Happened on March 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast
  • Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre" premieres in Stockholm
  • Reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Jennings, British actor, producer and film director

Famous Deaths

  • George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies