What Happened on May 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 1604 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro
Italian Prime Minister
Aldo Moro
  • Fee Waybill of Tubes breaks a leg falling off stage

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Harang, American baseball player
  • Leandro Damián Cufré, Argentine footballer

Famous Deaths


MurderAssassination

Aldo Moro, Five times Prime Minister of Italy, assassinated by the Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization Red Brigades at 61

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro
Italian Prime Minister
Aldo Moro